Vrindavan, 2017.11.06 (VT): On Saturday a record-breaking vat of khichdi was cooked at the World India Fair in Delhi. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor supervised the making of the 918kg meal, which took the Guiness world record for “largest pot of rice and beans”. The finishing touch in the form of tempered spices was added by Baba Ramdev.
A large amount of the khichdi was distributed to Akshay Patra for distribution to school children in Braj. A part of it was also served up at Gurudwaras in Delhi on the occasion of Guru Nanak Jayanti. Attendees of the fair also got to sample a portion of the meal.
The khichdi, which was cooked in a specially-designed thousand-litre vat, weighed in at 918 kilograms. It took a team of twelve to complete the cooking process and crane was used to weigh the dish.
Twenty-five kilos of rice, fifty kilos of mung beans (moong dal), and 200 hundred kilos of ghee, millet and other ingredients, and 700 kilos of water were used to make the khichdi.
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