Mangshor Bhuna Khichuri (Bengali Style Mutton Khichdi) Recipe

Mangshor Bhuna Khichuri, also known as Bengali Style Mutton Khichdi, is a hearty and flavorful one-pot meal. This traditional Bengali dish combines fragrant basmati rice, lentils, and tender mutton, cooked with a blend of aromatic spices. The slow-cooked mutton adds a rich and savory taste to the khichdi, making it a perfect comfort food for any occasion. Serve it hot with a side of raita or pickle for a satisfying and wholesome meal.

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1hr 10minstotal
30minsPrep
40minsCook
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Ingredients for Mangshor Bhuna Khichuri (Bengali Style Mutton Khichdi) Recipe

  • 1/2 cup Basmati Rice
  • 1/4 cup Split Yellow Lentils
  • 250 gram Mutton, Cut Into Pieces
  • 1 Onions, Thinly Sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as needed Whole Spices
  • as per your need Water For Cooking

Directions: Mangshor Bhuna Khichuri (bengali Style Mutton Khichdi) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak the rice and lentils for 30 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • STEP 2.In a pressure cooker, heat ghee and add whole spices like cinnamon, cardamom, and cloves. Saute until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add sliced onions and cook until golden brown. Then, add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add the mutton pieces and cook until they are browned on all sides.
  • STEP 5.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, cumin powder, and coriander powder. Mix well.
  • STEP 6.Add the soaked rice and lentils, along with water, salt, and garam masala. Stir well to combine.
  • STEP 7.Close the pressure cooker and cook for 3-4 whistles or until the mutton and rice are cooked through.
  • STEP 8.Once the pressure is released, open the cooker and give the khichdi a gentle stir.
  • STEP 9.Serve hot with raita or pickle. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • You can marinate the mutton with yogurt and spices for a few hours to enhance the flavor.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.
  • For a vegetarian version, you can replace mutton with vegetables like potatoes, carrots, and peas.

Storage and Serving

  • Mangshor Bhuna Khichuri is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the khichdi in a microwave or on the stovetop, adding a little water if needed.
Nutrition
value
1034
calories per serving
43 g Fat49 g Protein123 g Carbs54 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    43g
  • Protein
    49g
  • Carbs
    123g
  • Fiber
    54g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    123g
  • Protein
    49g
  • Fiber
    54g

Fats

  • Fat
    43g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    893mg
  • Iron
    19mg
  • Vitamin A
    5217mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    14mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    125mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    4mcg
  • Vitamin C
    49mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    338mg
  • Manganese
    20mg
  • Phosphorus
    652mg
  • Selenium
    26mcg
  • Zinc
    11mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp