Bajra Khichdi

    When one thinks of homely food, Khichdi is the first dish that pops in our mind. Bajra Khichdi is a special dish native to the states of Haryana and Rajasthan. With the right ingredients, rich taste and mild flavours, it is both comforting and satiating and makes a lovely meal when served with a cup of curd or raita. For More Such Recipes :

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    • 1/2 cup bajra
    • 1/2 Cup chana dal
    • 1/2 tsp hing
    • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
    • 1 tsp cumin seeds
    • 1 tbsp ghee
    • salt to taste


    1. Soak bajra overnight or for around 8 hours in plain water.
    2. Take a pan and add bajra, chana dal , turmeric and salt to it. Add water and cook it.
    3. You can even combine the bajra, dal, salt, turmeric and 2 cups of water in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles.
    4. Heat the ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the hing and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
    5. Add the cooked bajra- dal mixture, mix well and cook while stirring occasionally.
    6. Serve immediately.

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