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.