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Bajra Khichdi

Bajra Khichdi

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 1440

Cook Time : 15

Total Time : 1455

Ingredients

Serves 3

  • 1 cup Bajra (Pearl Millet), dry roasted & soaked overnight

  • 1/2 cup Sabut Moong Dal (Whole Green Gram Lentil), soaked overnight

  • 2 tbsp. ghee

  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida

  • 2 green chilies, chopped

  • 1 tsp. grated ginger

  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1 tsp. cumin powder

  • 1 tsp. coriander powder

  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

  • 4-5 cups lukewarm water

  • 1 tsp. ghee to garnish

  • 1 tsp. chopped coriander leaves, to garnish

Directions

  • 01

    Coarsely grind the soaked bajra and moong dal. Keep aside. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and temper with cumin seeds, asafoetida, green chilies and ginger. Saute for a few seconds.

  • 02

    Add all the dry spices and mix well. Now add the ground bajra and moong dal. Mix to combine well and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.

  • 03

    Add 4-5 cups water and pressure cook for 5-7 minutes on a low flame after the first whistle.

  • 04

    Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with ghee and coriander leaves. Relish with some roasted papad and pickle for a healthy one- pot meal.

  • 05

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