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Protein and Iron rich Bajra khichdi

Protein and Iron rich Bajra khichdi

Bajra or pearl millet is most popular in Rajasthan and has been used since prehistoric times. It is known for its high fibre and protein content as compared to other cereals. It is also a rich source of vitamin- E, B-complex, potassium, zinc, magnesium, calcium and iron too. So, try this simple recipe and enjoy its benefits.



Bajra Khichdi



Preparation Time: 5 mins

Cooking Time: 15 mins

Makes 4 servings



Ingredients



• 1/3 cup whole bajra (black millet)

• 3 tsp yellow moong dal (split yellow gram)

• 1 tsp cumin seeds

• 1/2 tsp asafoetida

• 2 tsp ghee

• salt to taste



Method

1. Clean the bajra and pound it coarsely using a mortar-pestle.

2. Clean the moong dal, wash and drain well.

3. Combine the bajra, moong dal, salt and 2 cups of water, mix well and pressure cook for 4 whistles or until the bajra is cooked.

4. Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid.

5. Heat the ghee in a pan and add the cumin seeds and asafoetida.

6. When the seeds crackle, pour this over the cooked khichdi and mix well.

7. Serve hot with kadhi or low-fat curds.



 


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Very good recipe, let me try asap

3 Months ago