Little Millet Khichdi

Little Millet Khichdi

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 40

Total Time : 50

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • Little Millet 1 cups

  • Yellow Moong Dal 2/3 cups

  • Potato,small, cut into elongated shape (optional) 1 nos

  • Carrot,medium, cut into elongated shape 1 nos

  • Beans,cut into 2 inch long 6-7 nos

  • Cauliflower florets 8-10 nos

  • green peas 2 tbsp

  • Green Chili 1-2 nos

  • Bay Leaf 1 nos

  • Ghee 1 tsp

  • SAlt 1 1/2 tsp

  • Ginger Paste 1 tsp

  • cumin powder 1 tsp

  • Coriander Powder 1 tsp

  • turmeric powder 1 tsp

  • Refined Oil 2 tbsp

Directions

  • 01

    Wash little millet and moong dal separately and keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat oil in a pressure cooker and add a bay leaf.

  • 03

    Add potato and carrot and stir for few minutes. 

  • 04

    Later add beans, green peas and cauliflower florets. Stir them for some time.

  • 05

    Add salt and turmeric powder and mix them well.

  • 06

    Next add ginger paste, green chilli, cumin powder and coriander powder. Mix them well under low flame to avoid burning.

  • 07

    Now add moong dal and little millet into the cooker and mix with all the spices.

  • 08

    After 5  minutes add water accordingly and close the lid of the pressure cooker.

  • 09

    Wait for 2 to 3 whistles under medium flame.

  • 10

    Once the pressure releases open the lid and mix it with a ladle carefully.

  • 11

    At this moment if you feel the khichdi has soaked all the water, you can add little water and boil for few minutes without the lid. 

  • 12

    Check the seasoning and when the consistency is just right, switch off the gas and drizzle ghee on top and serve hot with pickle or papad.

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