Twinkle Khanna’s Special Khichda Recipe; Even Her Book’s Protagonist Makes It For Her Family

Twinkle Khanna shared a special recipe of Khichda. It is a dish that is made by the protagonist of her new book.

by Shreya Ghosh
Twinkle Khanna’s Special Khichda Recipe; Even Her Book’s Protagonist Makes It For Her Family

Twinkle Khanna is not just a former actor and a film producer but she is a house of talents. From being an author to launching Tweak India, we are a fan of her wit and intelligence. After Mrs Funnybones, The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad and Pyjamas are Forgiving, she is back with another book, Welcome to Paradise. The protagonist of her latest book makes khichda for her family and while talking about her book, Twinkle also shared a recipe to make this special dish.

Twinkle Khanna Wrote About The Joys Of Khichda & Shared Its Recipe

Taking to her Instagram ‘Twinkle Khanna (@twinklerkhanna)’, she shared the recipe of khichda and a glimpse of Welcome to Paradise.


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We are excited about Twinkle’s new book. Not just the interesting storyline and characters, another thing we are excited about is a recipe from her book. The protagonist makes khichda in the story and this dish is what we are about to learn today.

A snippet of the book shows how the protagonist cooks khichda and adds some ingredients to get the desired flavours just like her Abba made at home. From lemon juice to broken wheat, she uses different ingredients for it.

The recipe shared by Twinkle has covered all the steps perfectly. From the measurement of all the ingredients to the method of cooking khichda, the slides have it all. To make it further easier for you, we have shared the details here so that you can follow this method and cook the deliciousness.

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Here’s How You Can Make This Special Khichda Recipe At Home

Twinkle Khanna
Picture credit- Wikimedia Commons


  • 100 gm Toor Daal
  • 100 gm Yellow Moong Dal
  • 100 gm Red Masoor Dal
  • 100 gm Rice
  • 100 gm Chana Dal
  • 100 gm Chowli Dal
  • 100 gm White Vatana
  • 250 gm Wheat
  • 3 kilo Mutton
  • 4 Onions
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • 2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp Dhaniya Powder
  • 2 tsp Jeera Powder
  • 3 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
  • Salt
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp Kashmiri Lal Mirch Powder
  • 2 tbsp Ghee


  • Start by washing rice, red masoor dal, toor dal, and yellow moong dal.
  • Take a pan, add water to it, and boil the rice and dal in it.
  • After some time, increase the flame of the gas and add chowli dal, wheat, chana dal, and white vatana. Cook until it whistles.
  • Once everything is boiled well, take a hand blender and blend everything well.
  • Take a cooker and add some oil. Add chopped onions and cook them till they are brown.
  • Next, add mutton, ginger-garlic paste, water, and the spices. Cook everything till you get 5 whistles.
  • Then add the blended dal and rice to the cooked mutton and simmer everything for about 2 hours.
  • Once the ingredients have boiled well and are loaded with desi flavours, open the lid of the cooker and garam masala, Kashmiri red chilli powder, and ghee.
  • Lastly, add some lemon juice and fried onions, and relish it hot.

Also read: Twinkle Khanna Shares Picture Of First Meal Made By Dimple

Now that you know the special khichda recipe by the author Twinkle Khanna herself, when are you making it at home?

Cover Image Courtesy: Instagarm/ Twinkle Khanna (@twinklerkhanna), Canva

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