Low Carb Keto Friendly Khicdi

Low carb khichdi is very healthy, light and easy to make with a few ingredients. Khicdi is usually made with rice and lentils but, here cauliflower rice has been substituted for regular rice and instead of lentils almond flour is added.


  • Cauliflower Rice (3 cups)
  • Almond Flour (1 cup)
  • Jeera [Cumin Seeds] (2 tsp)
  • Turmeric Powder (1/2 tsp)
  • Ginger (grated, fine, 1 tsp)
  • Cilantro (chopped, 3 tsp)
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Green Chili (chopped, 1)
  • Onion (chopped, fine, 1/2 cup)
  • Tomato (chopped, fine, 1/4 cup)
  • Chili Powder (Kashmiri, 1 1/2 tsp)
  • Oil (4 tsp)
  • Butter (2 tbs)

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 25 minutes

Total time: 30 minutes

Category: Lunch \ Dinner

Cuisine: Indian

Serves: 2


  • Melt 2 tablespoons of butter.
  • Add jeera [Cumin Seeds], chopped onion, green chili and grated ginger.
  • Cook until onion is translucent.
  • Add cauliflower rice, salt, turmeric and red chili powder.
  • Cover with a lid and cook till they turn soft.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Add almond flour, water and mix well.
  • Garnish with cilantro.
Add butter, jeera, chopped onion, green chili and grated ginger.
Add cauliflower rice, turmeric, red chili powder and salt.
Cover with a lid and cook till cauliflower rice turns soft.
Add chopped tomatoes.
Once tomatoes are soft add almond flour.
Add a cup of water if required add some more.
Garnish with chopped cilantro.