918kg KHICHDI enters Guinness World Records, Twitterati go gaga with #FoodStreet

The attempt to prepare Brand India khichdi using 800 kg of grains has entered the Guinness World Records. Chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who led the team, said the khichdi preparation had started from Friday night.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 4, 2017 10:59 pm
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Living up to their word, a team of 50 chefs created a world record by cooking 918 kg ‘khichdi’ live at the World Food India 2017 event in New Delhi. Multi-grains such as rice, bajra, ans ragi, as well as pulses, vegetables and spices were used to prepare the traditional dish. Before the official announcement of the record, renowned chef Sanjeev Kapoor, who led the team, said the khichdi preparation in the big kadhai (wok) using steam had started from Friday night. Later, the organisers confirmed that their attempt to prepare Brand India khichdi using 800 kg of grains had entered the Guinness World Records.

Sharing some pictures from the event, Kapoor wrote on Twitter: “This is what goes into making the World’s largest batch of Khichdi. #KhichdiForWorldRecord #WorldFoodIndia @SanjeevKapoor.” Check out his tweet here.

And, here’s how Guinness Book of World Records declared it as a world record in this video. “We did it, we broke the record! Our #Khichdi has weighed in at an impressive 918kgs! #KhichdiForWorldRecord #FoodStreet #WorldFoodIndia,” World Food India tweeted.

With all the hullabaloo around the event, Twitterati was excited about it and posted their thoughts too. Check out some reactions here.

 

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev and Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal were among those participating in the event and they added “tadka” to the India’s traditional staple food. Ramdev said khichdi was a nutritious food and it had all necessary vitamins, while Badal said khichdi was a special food item since everyone in India would eat it.

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