Bajra Khichdi

Deepti Gupta
Deepti Gupta|
Last updated on Jan 10th
  • Prep Time0Minutes
  • Cooking Time30Minutes
  • Serves4people

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup pearl millet
  • 1/4 cup split green gram
  • salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • asafoetida a pinch

Recipe Preparation

  1. Clean bajra and soak overnight or at least for 6-7 hours and drain.
  2. Clean and soak moong dal for 30 minutes and drain.
  3. Combine bajra and moong dal in a pressure cooker, add 2 cups of water and salt, mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  4. Open the lid, once the steam is released.
  5. In a frying pan, heat ghee, add cumin seeds, when the seeds start to splutter add asafoetida and turmeric powder.
  6. Add this ghee/tadka to the cooked khichdi mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes on medium flame.
  7. Serve hot with a dollop of ghee and powdered jaggery:)
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