Pearl Millet Khichdi Recipe

Pearl Millet Khichdi

  • Serves: 5 People
  • Prep Time: 34
  • Cooking: 34
  • Calories: 100
  • Difficulty: easy

Today's recipe has been on my to-make list since the last mega marathon we had in April. Bajra/ Pearl Millet/ Sajjalu was one of the most popular ingredient used in Haryana cuisine.
It takes a while to cook bajra, using the pressure cooker is one of the quickest methods. This is a very hearty and filling meal. Both my kids loved it too. I added some mixed veggies to the dish to make it more substantial.



  1. Soak pearl millet grain and moong dal over night.
  2. Boil all the vegetables in a pressure cooker.
  3. Add soaked, washed pearl millet grain, moong dal, all the vegetables, green chilli, salt, turmeric powder and 4 cups water and cook for 3-4 whistles. In a pan sauté onion, green chilli, asofoetida, cumin seeds and mustard seeds in oil.
  4. Add red chili powder, and mix cooked millet grain well, simmer for 2-3 mins, adjust salt if required.
  5. Season with coriander leaves and lemon juice and serve hot.

You may also like