Bajra and Rice Khichdi | How to make Bajra and Rice Khichdi

By uzma shouab  |  24th Apr 2016  |  
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About Bajra and Rice Khichdi Recipe

Bajra and rice khichdi is a favourite dish during winter. It's very popular in North specially Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.

Bajra and Rice Khichdi is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Bajra and Rice Khichdi has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by uzma shouab is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Bajra and Rice Khichdi recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Bajra and Rice Khichdi is 360 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 30 minutes. This is recipe of Bajra and Rice Khichdi is perfect to serve 2 people. Bajra and Rice Khichdi is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Bajra and Rice Khichdi. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Bajra and Rice Khichdi by commenting on this page below!

Bajra and Rice Khichdi

Ingredients to make Bajra and Rice Khichdi

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1/2 cup bajra
  • 1/2 cup moong or chana dal
  • 1 medium sized onion, diced
  • 2-3 green chillies, chopped finely
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp of small spoon asafoetida (hing)
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp fennel powder
  • salt to taste
  • Desi ghee for cooking
  • Fresh coriander leaves
  • Roasted sesame seeds to garnish

How to make Bajra and Rice Khichdi

  1. Clean the bajra and soak it for atleast 6 hours. Moong or Chana dal and rice is also soaked for 30 mins. After a whole preparation, take a cooker and add all the three things.
  2. Mix it in the cooker, add the required water and salt in it and cook it on a medium flame. Once 4-5 whistles blow, turn off the stove.
  3. Now heat a non-stick pan, pour in the ghee and add the cumin seeds and onion. When it turns translucent in colour add the green chilli, hing, turmeric and fennel powder. Simmer it for a minute, now add the already prepared bajra and rice mixture and mix it well.
  4. Now cook it for 4-5 mins in a low flame. Now the bajra and rice khichdi is ready to be served.
  5. Serve it hot with some pickle, desi ghee and sprinkle some roasted sesame seeds and fresh coriander leaves over it.

Reviews for Bajra and Rice Khichdi (1)

Madhuchanda Sharma2 years ago

comfort food at its best! looks delicious.