Bajra Khichdi

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Bajra Khichdi


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :20 Min

Cook Time : 2 Hr 0 Min

Total Time : 2 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 3
  • 1 1/2 bowl readymade bajra khichdi packet

  • 3 tblspn ghee

  • 2 tspn salt

  • 1 tblspn jeera

  • 1 tspn hing

  • 3 bowl water


  • Soak bajra in water for 2 hours.
  • After that put it in the pressure cooker and 2 bowl of water in it.
  • Add salt in it.
  • Now cover the cooker with the lid.
  • Pressure cook it for 2 whistles.
  • And after that simmer the gas for hour.
  • After one hour, open the lid and stirr it with the laddle.
  • Now again add one bowl of water to it and switch on the flame.
  • Simmer the gas.
  • Stirr it continously afyer ever five mins till the bajra khichdi is not done.
  • When it starts becoming soft and gets thickened little bit, then again stirr it with laddle.
  • See the consistency of water.
  • If needed then add more water if required.
  • Stirr continously so that it does not get burnt from the bottom.
  • When it gets cooked, switch off the flane.
  • Now for tempering, take small pan.
  • Heat it and add ghee to it.
  • Now add hing and jeera.
  • When starts getting spluttering, pour this on the Bajra Khichdi.
  • Mix it well.
  • Serve it with lassi aur chhaach.
  • When serving, garnish it with chopped corriander leaves.
  • I have garnished it with corriander leaves and cooked peas to make it more tasty or you can say veg bajra khichdi.