Khoi/ Kheel Upma 
Kheel is another variant of puffed Rice. Soft but rough in texture. It is mainly used for Pooja during Diwali and Sankranti 

There are a number of snacks that can be made with Kheel. Cutlets , mmurmure etc 

We can even make soft jaggery laddoos Of Kheel . 

The Upma is light and delicious. 

Make it with or without the veggies it doesn’t matter.  
3 cups Kheel 

1/2 cup mixed boiled veggies ( carrots beans , potatoes)

1 onion finely chopped 

2-3 green chillies minced

A few curry leaves 

1-2 tbsp oil 

A dash of lemon juice 

1/2 tsp mustard seeds 


1/3 tsp turmeric 
Pick out the husks from the Kheel 

Soak the Kheel in a big bowl of water for about 5-6 minutes. It will start getting soggy. Immediately drain it. 

Heat a the oil in a Kadhai. 

Add in the mustard seeds and curry leaves and green chillies . Cook for a minute. 

Add the onions and cook till translucent 

Add in the mixed boiled veggies 

Now mix in the salt , haldi and green chillies. Add in the drained Kheel. Toss and mix. Add the lemon juice. And garnish with fresh coriander. 


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