Bajra Khichdi | How to make Bajra Khichdi

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By Deepti Gupta
Created on 28th Aug 2015
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  • By Deepti Gupta
    Created on 28th Aug 2015
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  • Cook Time30mins
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Bajra Khichdi


  • 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


  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:)

Reviews for Bajra Khichdi (4)

Madhavi Telangea day ago
have newer tried bajra khichdi, need to try this

Anuradha sharmaa day ago
wow really nice and healthy :D can we add sliced onions as well to the tadka mixture?

Sarika Sehrawata day ago
This is my favorite, in winter, my mom always made for me, very healthy, delicious,,n full of nutrition,.,Iske Bina hum logo ka menu pura nahi hota,keep trying

Rekha Mehra5 months ago