Bajara Khichdi बाजरा खिचड़ी

35 minutes
Bajara Khichdi बाजरा खिचड़ी Recipe - Ranveer Brar


  • ½ cup bajara (black millet)- soaked for 8 hours and drained
  • ¼ cup yellow moong dal (split yellow gram), washed and drained
  • ¼ cup tur dal/ split red gram, washed and drained
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • ½ tsp asafetida (hing)
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1-2 green chilli, finely chopped


  • Combine the bajra, moong dal, tur dal, salt and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
  • Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
  • When the seeds crackle, add the asafetida, green chili and turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  • Add the cooked bajra-moong dal mixture and little salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  • Serve immediately.

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