NEW DELHI – A group of 50 folks led by celeb chef Sanjeev Kapoor and NGO Akshaya Patra have set a Guinness world report by cooking 918kg khichdi, a standard multi-grain dish, on the World India Meals occasion in New Delhi.
The khichdi was steam-cooked in an enormous wok weighing round 1,200kg, out of which, the wok alone weighed 343kg. The dish was ready utilizing multi-grains like rice, pulses, coarse cereals and greens, in accordance with Instances of India.
“We’re nonetheless ready for a number of items of proof. In the intervening time, I’m completely satisfied to announce that this (khichdi) wins the Guinness World title weighing 918kg,” Guinness World Data’ mission supervisor Paulina Sapinska mentioned on the occasion on Sunday.
“Khichdi is wholesome and superfood. It’s good for these relying on meals dietary supplements. It’s wealthy in all diet,” mentioned Yoga guru Ramdev Baba, who put ‘tadka’ within the dish.
The minimal requirement to create a world report was 500kg. The cooked dish, nonetheless, weighed greater than the goal of round 800kg set by chef Sanjeev Kapoor. Different main cooks, together with Imtiaz Qureshi, Ranveer Brar, Sudhir Sibal, Rakesh Sethi, Akshay Nayyar, Satish Gowda, too helped within the cooking of the dish.
The khichdi will probably be distributed to orphans by Akshaya Patra Basis and Gurudwara to about 60,000 folks.
Underneath Model India initiative, the dish and recipe will probably be popularised by Indian international missions and the federal government to make sure it’s a part of eating places and kitchens all over the world.