Gahun ka kheech

Porridge of whole, hulled wheat made in Rajasthan. The recipe is popularly made on Akshay Tritiya which occurs around April.


  • 2 cups wheat, hulled and broken
  • 1 tablespoon whole moong dal
  • 1 tablespoon chana dal / split bengal gram
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • salt to taste


  1. Ghee roast wheat for two minutes.
  2. Pressure cook wheat along with dal, turmeric powder, salt and 4-5 cups of water for about 30 minutes till wheat is cooked.
  3. Adjust consistency with warm water.
  4. Serve Gahun ka kheech hot along with ghee and kadhi / aam panna / badi ki sabji / jaggery / galvani.
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