Rajasthani Bajre Ki Khichdi Recipe

Rajasthani Bajre Ki Khichdi

How to make Rajasthani Bajre Ki Khichdi Recipe?

Rajasthani bajre ki Khichdi is a popular winter special dish made with Bajra or pearl millet and yellow daal (moong daal). Bajra is is a staple food of Gujarat and Rajasthan. This Khichdi is cooked in the winter season as Bajra is known for generating heat in the body. 

The procedure of making bajra khichdi is quite easy and quick. This Rajasthani Bajre ki khichdi is a one-pot dish, you don’t need any fancy ingredients and equipment. There are many recipes to make with bajra from Bajra roti or parantha to vada to rice but bajra ki khichdi is one of the most popular ones.
Serve this bajra khichdi with buttermilk, salad, or with any sabzi of your choice. Here’s how to make finger licious Rajasthani bajre ki khichdi.

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  • 1 cup half-cooked millet (Bajra)
  • 1 cup pre-soaked yellow dal (Moong dal)
  • 2 tbs Ghee
  • 1 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds).
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida (hing).
  • 3-4 cloves of finely chopped garlic.
  • 2 finely chopped green chilies.
  • 1 finely chopped onion.
  • Salt per taste.
  • Mix vegetables chopped- Cauliflower, Green Peas, Carrots.
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi).
  • 1.5 tsp  Kashmiri Red Chili Powder.
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala.
  • Water.
  • Coriander leaves (Dhaniya).


  • Heat up the pressure cooker.
  • Add 2 tbs Ghee.
  • Add 1 tsp Jeera (Cumin Seeds).
  • Wait for Jeera to crackle.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Hing (Asafoetida).
  • Add 3-4 cloves of finely chopped garlic.
  • Add 2 finely chopped green chillies.
  • Mix well.
  • Now add 1 small finely chopped onion.
  • Add salt.
  • Add chopped vegetables: Cauliflower, Green Peas & Carrots.
  • Add 1 tsp Haldi (Turmeric Powder).
  • Add 1.1/2 tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder.
  • Add 1/2 tsp Garam Masala.
  • Mix well.
  • Add 1 cup half-cooked millet .(Bajra) ready.
  • Add 1 cup pre-soaked yellow dal (Moong dal).
  • Add 1.1/2 cup water.
  • Mix well.
  • Add coriander leaves.
  • Close the pressure – cooker and wait for 3 whistles.
  • After 3 whistles open the cooker.
  • Mix again.
  • Plate and garnish with
  • Coriander leaves.
  • Enjoy with curd and pickle.

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