Bajra Khichdi

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Recipe NameBajra Khichdi
Main IngredientsBajra, Ghee
Recipe IngredientsSoaked Millet Pearl (बाजरा ) - 1/2 cup Moong dal (मूंग दाल ) - 1/2 cup (100gms) Ghee(घी ) - 2 tbsp Cumin seeds(जीरा ) - 1/2 tsp Asafoetida (हिंग ) - 1/2 pinch Green chili (हरी मिर्च ) - 1 (Finely chopped ) Ginger paste (अदरक ) - 1/2 tsp Turmeric Podwer (हल्दी ) - 1/4 tsp Salt (नमक ) - 3/4 tsp (or to taste)
InstructionsGetting ready:
1. Take millet clean,wash and soak in water for 8 to 9 hours.

2. After 8 to 9 hours, Remove excess water.Keep the millet in a sieve for 10 to 15 minutes for extra water drains out. Keep it in a bowl.
3. Put the soaked bajra in a jar.Run it on slow speed. Grind the millet 3 times for 1/2 minutes each. Millet is churned,Take it out in a plate.
4. Heat a cooker for making Khichdi. Add 1 tbsp ghee to the cooker and let it heat. When hot, add cumin seeds, 1/2 pinch asafoetida,green chili, ginger paste, turmeric powder. Slightly stir the spices.
5. Add millet, moong dal,stir and roast it for 1 minute.Add 3 cups water.add salt and stir it.Close the lid of the cooker and cook until 1 whistle.
6. After a whistle, Reduce flame to minimum.Cook the khichdi on low flame for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes, Turn off flame.Keep the khichdi in cooker till pressure escapes from it. Pressure is released from cooker.Open the lid of the cooker,keep it in a bowl.
7. for tempering, heat a tadka pan.Add 1 tsp ghee,add cumin seeds, let it roast. Pour the tadka over the khichadi. Slightly mix it.
DescriptionA popular recipe from Haryana. Got the link below to see the video of this recipe by NishaMadhulika.
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