Bajra Khichdi Recipe | Gujarati Khichadi | Gujarati Cuisine

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Bajra Khichdi Recipe | Gujarati Khichadi | Gujarati Cuisine.

Bajra khichdi is a very famous dinner dish of gujarati peoples and they almost have khichdi in their dinner every day. Not just in gujarat but khichdi is preferred by most of the Indian peoples as it is light and healthy. Usually khichadis are prepared from rice but this bajra khichdi is cooked in Rajasthani and gujarati houses more and more. Mainly this Indian main course recipe is prepared from black millet, moond lentils, onion, carrots, tomatoes and some other spices.

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All the required ingredients to make this quick bajra khichdi are very simple and commonly available in grocery shops and markets. In India there are huge number of varieties of khichdi available and they differ from each other by ingredients used and cooking method, but every khichdi has its own unique taste. This khichadi goes really good when served with curd or raita but you can also it with any curries of your choice is well.

This whole bajra khichdi is one best healthy food to make for all age groups and serve them and enjoy healthy food with awesome taste. Here you will see this gujarati khichdi recipe with very simple step by step instructions so you can make it at your home without any difficulties and hustles. Along with this you may also like moong dal khichadi, gujarati kadhi, rasiya bhat, lauki raita etc…..

Ingredients for Bajra Khichdi:

200 gm Bajra or Black Millet.
50 gm Yellow Moong Lentil.
1 Finely Chopped Onion.
1 Finely Chopped Carrot.
1 Finely Chopped Capsicum.
1 Finely Chopped Tomato.
1 tbsp Cumin and Mustard Seeds.
1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Chilli Paste.
½ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
½ tsp Garam Masala.
½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
Salt according to taste.
3 tbsp Oil.
Coriander Leaves for Garnishing.
Tomato Flower for Garnishing.
Dry Red Chillies for Garnishing.
Some Carrots for Garnishing.

How to Make Bajra Khichdi:

Step 1.

First of all clean the bajra and soak in water for 12 hours, after 12 hours remove all the water and grind the bajra coarsely in a mixer grinder then take out flour in a bowl.

Step 2.

Now heat oil in a non stick pan, when oil gets heated add in cumin and mustard seeds and let them crackle, now add in finely chopped onion along with carrots and both till get soft.

Step 3.

Now add in capsicum and saute for little time then add in ginger garlic chilli paste and saute for little time, now add in turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and water as per required.

Step 4.

Now add in garam masala, tomatoes, coarsely grinded millet and moong lentil, now cover and cook it for 12-15 minutes at medium low heat, stir in between, when water get evaporated and khichadi get cooked turn the heat off.

Step 5.

Now take out the khichdi in a serving bowl nad garnish with coriander leaves, dry red chilies, tomato flower and serve hot.

Bajra Khichdi Recipe | Gujarati Khichadi | Gujarati Cuisine

Quick and Easy Bajra Khichdi Recipe.
Course Main
Cuisine Indian
Author Rakesh Prajapati

Ingredients

  • 200 gm Bajra or Black Millet.
  • 50 gm Yellow Moong Lentil.
  • 1 Finely Chopped Onion.
  • 1 Finely Chopped Carrot.
  • 1 Finely Chopped Capsicum.
  • 1 Finely Chopped Tomato.
  • 1 tbsp Cumin and Mustard Seeds.
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Chilli Paste.
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder.
  • ½ tsp Garam Masala.
  • ½ tsp Turmeric Powder.
  • Salt according to taste.
  • 3 tbsp Oil.
  • Coriander Leaves for Garnishing.
  • Tomato Flower for Garnishing.
  • Dry Red Chillies for Garnishing.
  • Some Carrots for Garnishing.

Instructions

  • First of all clean the bajra and soak in water for 12 hours, after 12 hours remove all the water and grind the bajra coarsely in a mixer grinder then take out flour in a bowl.
  • Now heat oil in a non stick pan, when oil gets heated add in cumin and mustard seeds and let them crackle, now add in finely chopped onion along with carrots and both till get soft.
  • Now add in capsicum and saute for little time then add in ginger garlic chilli paste and saute for little time, now add in turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and water as per required.
  • Now add in garam masala, tomatoes, coarsely grinded millet and moong lentil, now cover and cook it for 12-15 minutes at medium low heat, stir in between, when water get evaporated and khichadi get cooked turn the heat off.
  • Now take out the khichdi in a serving bowl nad garnish with coriander leaves, dry red chilies, tomato flower and serve hot.