Try Delicious Bajra Khichdi For Your Lunch, It’s Tasty and Yet Healthy

Nowadays deciding your next meal is really a difficult task. If today is one such day, here we have shared the quick recipe that will make for a flavourful and healthy lunch (or even dinner) — bajra khichdi. Bajrais are extremely nutritious as they are a rich source of potassium and magnesium which allows the blood to flow more easily and helps to reduce LDL or bad cholesterol in the body.

Here’s a recipe shared for Bajra Khichdi


1/2 cup – Bajra or black millet, soaked for 8 hours and drained

1/4 cup – yellow moong dal or split yellow gram, washed and drained

1/4 cup – Toor dal/split red gram, washed and drained

Salt to taste

1tbsp – Oil

1tsp – Cumin seeds

1/2tsp – Asafoetida

1/4tsp – Turmeric powder

1-2 – Green chilies, finely chopped


*Take bajra, moong dal, Toor dal, salt and two cups of water in a put them all together in a pressure cooker. Mix well and cook up to four whistles. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.

*Now heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan and add some cumin seeds.

*Once the seeds are red, add asafoetida, green chili, turmeric powder and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.

*Add the cooked bajra-moong dal mixture to it and mix well. Cook on a medium flame for two to three minutes, while stirring occasionally.

*Serve immediately.

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