DECEMBER 8, 2017 Khichdi Guinness World Record on 4th Nov 2017 India set the world record by cooking about 918kg khichdi, a traditional dish at the World Food India event a Guinness World Record official said on 4thNov 2017.

A team led by renowned chef Shri.Sanjeev Kapoor cooked khichdi in an attempt to enter the Guinness World Records. Other leading chefs including Shri.Imtiaz Qureshi, Shri.Ranveer Brar, Shri.Sudhir Sibal, Shri.Rakesh Sethi, Shri.Akshay Nayyar, Shri.Satish Gowda helped in the cooking.

Food Processing Minister Smt.Harsimrat Kaur Badal said: "It is a wholesome food as it contains most of the nutrients. It also symbolizes the country's unity in diversity."

"Khichdi is healthy and superfood. It is good for those depending on food supplements. It is rich in all nutrition," Yoga Guru Ramdev said.

The dish was prepared using multi-grains like rice, pulses, coarse cereals and vegetables. Indian Food Recovery Alliance (IFSA) Team has collected the khichdi and distributed to about 60,000 orphans in New Delhi.