India Sets Guinness World Record By Cooking 918 Kg Khichdi

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New Delhi: Sanjeev Kapoor makes a grand khichdi. India sets world record by cooking 918 kg khichdi, a traditional Indian dish, says Guinness World Record official.

The 918 Kgs of Khichdi with ‘tadka’ by Baba Ramdev has been distributed among the 10,000 under-privilegded families in Delhi. The Yoga Guru used Patanjali products, 500 gram of cumin seeds, 25 Kgs of Ghee and 1 Kg of turmeric, for the ‘tadka’.

The rice and lentils dish was prepared by renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor at the World Food India 2017. The event was organized by the Ministry of Food at the India Gate lawns.

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“The Khichdi prepared today will be distributed to about 8,000 to 10,000 poor families in every corner of Delhi. Khichdi is an underrated food, and super grains have been brought from all over the nation are inside this khichdi,” Union Minister of Food Processing, Harsimrat Kaur Badal said before the distribution.

Ramdev also highlighted hunger and malnutrition as two major issues that see high number of deaths every year, adding that Patanjali is the first national company to invest Rs. 10,000 crore in this cause.