Tricolour Lunch Platter

Foodiestreasure wishes you all a Happy 71st Republic Day with this tricolour platter of healthy green khichdi, salad and raaita. The green khichdi is the usual Bengali moong daal khichdi mixed with boiled and blended green peas, spinach and fenugreek leaves with pieces of boiled broccoli served with white raaita of plain yoghurt & grated coconut seasoned with roasted jeera and saffron coloured salad of grated carrot and pureed tomato seasoned with spices.

Had this tricoloured, simple and healthy meal for lunch and felt patrioticโ˜บ๐Ÿ˜Š…..Jai Hind Jai Bharat ! ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ .

For the green khichdi, you may jot down the recipe below :



  1. Rice – 1 cupย 
  2. Lentils Moong Daal -1 & 1/2 cup
  3. Ginger paste – 1 tsp
  4. Green chillies – 3-4
  5. Green peas (boiled ) – 1/2 cup
  6. Spinach (chopped) – 1 cup
  7. Fenugreek leaves (chopped) – 1 cup
  8. Oil – 1-2 tsp
  9. Dry red chillies – 1 or 2
  10. Bay leaves -1-2
  11. Paanch Phoron ( cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, kalonji/black cumin seeds, mustard seeds, fennel seeds) – 1/2 tsp
  12. Turmeric powder -1/2 tsp
  13. Salt – as required.


  1. Wash your rice and lentils.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Saute your rice and lentils together for a while and keep them aside.
  3. Now in a blender, blend your boiled green peas, spinach and fenugreek leaves into a smooth green paste.
  4. Pressure cookย  your sauteed rice and lentil mixture along with green paste, ginger paste, green chillies, salt and pieces of broccoli for two whistles. Add turmeric and some boiled green peas to the mixture, mix and cook for sometime.
  5. For tempering, heat oil in a pan and add dried red chillies, bay leaves, paanch phoron and ginger paste, add it to your boiled mixture, stir everything well to mix and close the lid.
  6. Your khichdi is ready to be served.


6 Comments Add yours

  1. Jyo says:

    Lovely ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you !! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿค—

      Liked by 1 person

  2. Heliophile's diary says:

    It’s a beautiful post

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you so much !! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿค—

      Liked by 2 people

    1. Thank you !!! ๐Ÿ˜Š

      Liked by 1 person

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