Prepared with daliya, rice and dal, khichdi is healthy and light on the stomach. That’s why it’s often the original go-to recipe in maximum Indian kitchens. But what to do when you have leftover khichdi in the fridge? Don’t worry, and we have an answer to that. Try three mouthwatering recipes that will turn your leftover khichdi into an excellent tea-time snack.

PAKORE

Ingredients:

  1. Green chilli - 2 finely chopped
  2. Coriander leaves - 1/2 tsp
  3. Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  4. Onion - 1 finely chopped
  5. Salt - according to taste
  6. Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  7. Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
  8. Potato - 1 boiled
  9. Khichdi - 2 cups
  10. Ajwain - 1/2 tsp
  11. Besan - 1 cup
  12. Oil - 1 cup

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Method:

  1. Put the khichdi, gram flour, onion, potato, coriander leaves in a vessel and mix it well
  2. Then, add all the other spices, mix them well and prepare the batter
  3. Put oil in a pan and heat it; make pakodas out of the batter and fry them until they golden
  4. Now, take it out on a plate and serve it with your favourite chutney

CUTLET

Ingredients:

  1. Green chilli - 2 finely chopped
  2. Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup
  3. Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  4. Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
  5. Corn flour - 2 spoons
  6. Semolina - 3 spoons
  7. Onion - 1 (chopped)
  8. Salt - as per taste
  9. Khichdi - 3 cups
  10. Curd - 1/3 cup
  11. Oil - 1 cup

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Method:

  1. Mix curd, semolina with the khichdi in a vessel and keep them aside for some time
  2. After about 5 to 7 minutes, add green chilli, onion, coriander leaves, cornflour, salt, red chilli, coriander powder and mix it well.
  3. Take the dough from this mixture and shape it into a cutlet
  4. Fry the cutlets in heated oil until both sides are golden
  5. Serve the cutlets with your favourite chutney

MASALA IDLI

Ingredients:

  1. Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
  2. Remaining khichdi-2 cup
  3. Salt - according to taste
  4. Garam masala - 1/2 tsp
  5. Buttermilk - 1/3 cup
  6. Mint leaves - 1 tsp
  7. Semolina-1 cup
  8. Oil - 2 tsp

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Method:

  1. Mix the khichdi, semolina, buttermilk and water in a vessel and keep it aside for 10 to 15 minutes
  2. Then, add mint leaves, red chillies, garam masala to the mixer and bring to the form of a paste.
  3. Pour the mixture into the greased idli mold.
  4. After adding the mix, cook it for about 10 to 15 minutes
  5. Then, please take out the idli on a plate and serve it with sambar or chutney