Rice Flour Khichu
Rice Flour Khichu, a traditional Guajarati evening snack recipe made from steamed rice flour. Rice Flour Khichu is a simple, easy to made, spicy, delicious and healthy. Gujarat is known for its many snacks, but this is a treat to the palate even while being friendly to the stomach! This steamed rice flour street food is very famous in Gujarat.
Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
  • 1 cup Rice Flour
  • 1-2 tsp Ginger-Green chili Paste
  • 1 tsp Crushed Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Papad Kharo or ¼ tsp Soda
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Oil
For tempering/Sauce
  • 3-4 Cloves Garlic Chopped
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • Pinch of Hing/Asafoetida
  • ¼ tsp Red Chili Powder
  • Salt
Chopped Coriander Leaves for Garnishing
  1. In big deep pan, add almost 3-4 cup water and bring it to boil.
  2. Once it boiled, add crushed cumin seeds, ginger-green chili paste, salt and Papad Kharo/soda, mix it well.
  3. Now turn the flame on medium heat.
  4. Add rice flour slowly-slowly while continuously stirring using wooden roller pin or spatula.
  5. Add oil, again mix well with wooden spatula. Now cover the lid and cook it for 5-8 minutes on low flame.
  6. Khichu is ready.
  7. For tempering: Heat the oil in a small pan. Add cumin seeds, chopped garlic and cook until it becomes golden brown. Once garlic turn golden brown switch of the flame, add pinch of hing, red chili powder and salt. Now let it be cool down.
  8. Now top the Khichu with prepared garlic tempering and chopped coriander leaves.
• When adding rice flour in boiling water, stir it continuously otherwise it will make lumps in a mixture.
• If you want Khichu without garlic then just skip the garlic from tempering.
• You can also sprinkle 2-3 pinch of Chaat masala while serving.
Recipe by Binjal's VEG Kitchen at https://binjalsvegkitchen.com/rice-flour-khichu/