Bajre ki Khichdi is a delicious recipe from Rajasthan which is made using bajra or pearl millet, rice and lentils. It is a wholesome dish which is a winter favorite. Here is how to make Bajre ki Khichdi Recipe.

Bajre ki Khichdi Recipe

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 158 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Bajre ki Khichdi is a delicious recipe from Rajasthan which is made using bajra or pearl millet, rice and lentils. It is a wholesome dish which is a winter favorite. Here is how to make Bajre ki Khichdi Recipe.

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Bajra
  • 1/2 cup Yellow Moong Dal
  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • Salt to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Hing
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Ginger Grated
  • 2 tsp Green Chilli Chopped
  • 7 cups Water

Instructions

  1. Transfer the bajra in a grinder jar and pulse it a few times to make coarse powder.

  2. Transfer the powder in a bowl and cover with water.

  3. The husk with start to float on top of the water.

  4. Gently drain the water along with the husk and repeat this process 2-3 times to get rid of all the husk from the bajra.

  5. Add the cleaned bajra in a pressure cooker.

  6. Add washed moong dal, rice, salt to taste, hing, cumin seeds, ginger and green chillies.

  7. Now add water and cover the lid of the cooker.

  8. Pressure cook the khichdi for one whistle on high heat.

  9. Now simmer the heat and cook for 10-12 minutes.

  10. Remove the cooker from heat and let the pressure release on it’s own.

  11. Remove the lid and mix the Khichdi nicely using a wooden or a wire whisk.

  12. Add some water if it’s too dry and cook for a minute.

  13. Serve hot with a dollop of ghee, kadhi, jaggery and buttermilk.

Recipe Notes

Use a large pressure cooker to make khichdi otherwise water starts to come out of it.

You can add turmeric in the khichdi if you wish to.

Nutrition Facts
Bajre ki Khichdi Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 30mg1%
Potassium 222mg6%
Carbohydrates 29g10%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.