PearlMillet Drink

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PearlMillet Drink


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :8 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 30 Min

Total Time : 8 Hr 30 Min


Serves : 6
  • 1.5 cups pearlmillet /bajra /kambu

  • 4.5 cups water

  • 1 tbsp salt

  • 1/2 cups curd/yogurt

  • 1/2 cups water

  • 1 tbsp chopped onions

  • 1 tbsp chopped curry leaves

  • 2 tbsp chopped cucumber

  • 1 tsp chopped ginger

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp chopped rawmango

  • 2 cups water


  • Wash the PearlMillet and soak for 2 hours.Drain the water completely using strainer.
  • Leave the Pearl Millet in strainer for 30 minutes. Absorb the water using paper towel or spread the pearl Millet in cloth to dry completely.
  • Grind the pearl millet in mixer or blender make into coarse powder.
  • keep the coarse powder aside.
  • Now heat a pressure cooker add water 4.5 cups let it boil.
  • Add Salt 1 Tbsp when water started to rolling boil add coarsely powdered pearlmillet .
  • Mix throughly lock the pressure cooker, cook for 3 whistles.
  • Switch off the flame and open the lid once pressure comes down completely.Mix the cooked pearl millet and mix well.
  • Let it cool completely and make a Small balls of cooked pearl Millet, Transfer into container then add 2 cups of water .Keep aside for overnight or atleast 8 hours .
  • Next morning take a small pearl Millet ball in a bowl. Add pearl Millet soaked water 1/2 cup mix well .
  • Add yogurt and mash well . Add chopped onions,cucumber,curry leaves ,coriander leaves and RawMango .Mix well
  • Add water according to your drink consistency.
  • Pearl Millet Drink /Bajra Drink/Kambu Koozh Ready.This is Drink during summer to beat the heat.
  • You can store the remaining pearl Millet balls in refrigerator upto 3 days and use as required.