Sprouts Khichri 

Sprouts khichri or Moth Khichri is a healthy wholesome and protein rich one-pot meal for the family. 

A complete meal on its own , it is a great option to feed sprouts to toddlers and older children .

Vegetarians looking for options for adding proteins to their diet should also consider Sprouts Khichri . 

It is also a part of our Toddler Meal Plans . 

Sprouts Khichri 

Prep Time : 15 minutes

Cooking Time : 15 minutes

Yield : 2 serving (child sized )


  1. Ghee : 1 tbsp
  2. Cumin seeds (Jeera) : 1 tsp
  3. Garlic (chopped) : 1tsp
  4. Chopped Vegetables (carrots, French beans , cauliflower etc. ) : 2 tbsp
  5. Tomato : 1/2 tomato chopped
  6. Sprouts (mixed / moong Dal): 3 tbsp
  7. Rice : 3 tbsp (presoaked in water for 15 minutes)
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Turmeric powder : a pinch
  10. Water : 1 cup (~250ml)

Method :

  • Take ghee in a pressure cooker put on medium heat (I use 2 litre size for kids’ meal) . 
  • Add cumin seeds and let it splutter.
  • Add chopped garlic , chopped vegetables , chopped tomatoes and sprouts .Sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add presoaked rice and water . Stir well .
  • Add salt and turmeric powder .
  • Pressure cook for 2 whistles and simmer for 5 minutes after that.
  • Put off the heat and let the pressure release on its own .
  • Open the cooker once done and serve the Khichri warm .

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