Bajra Khichado
Bajra Khichadi is a Khichadi made with pearl millet . This khichadi is normally made in winters and is a delicious and healthy winter meal from the states of Hayana and Gujrat.
Prep Time
Cook Time Passive Time
45minutes 6-8hours
Prep Time
Cook Time Passive Time
45minutes 6-8hours
  1. Soak the bajra for 6-8 hours .
  2. Drain the water and let it rest in the sieve for 10 minutes so that any extra moisture is drained .
  3. Put the drained bajra in a chopper and pulse it for a few seconds .
  4. We want to crush the bajra lightly .
  5. Heat a nonstick pan .
  6. Add ghee.
  7. Add cumin seeds, let crackle.
  8. Add the coarse bajra and sauté for a few minutes.
  9. Now transfer this bajra to a pressure cooker , add salt, turmeric powder and 3 cups water.
  10. Pressure cook for one whistle and then simmer the gas and let cook for 15 minutes .
  11. Let the pressure drop and then open the cooker .
  12. Check if done , else add some more water and let it simmer and cook for another 10-15 minutes .
  13. Temper with fresh green garlic sautéed in pure ghee.
  14. I served the khichadi with fresh green peas and spinach .
Recipe Notes

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