Millet khichdi
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Millet khichdi

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Time to cook

25 minutes

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Difficulty

Easy

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Serves

2

A healthy gluten-free khichdi that is made with lentils, millets, spices and veggies.

A healthy gluten-free khichdi that is made with lentils, millets, spices and veggies.

Ingredients

Bajra Millet

0.5 cup

Yellow Split Moong Dal

0.5 cup

Water

2 cup

Mixed Veg

1 cup

Methi Leaves

0.25 cup

Tomatoes

1 small

Pure Cow Ghee

2 tbsp

Fresh Ginger

1 tsp

Cumin Seeds

0.5 tsp

Red Chilli Powder

0.5 tsp

Turmeric

0.5 tsp

Salt

0.5 tsp

Garam Masala

0.5 tsp

Step-by-step instructions to cook

Prep

1

Wash bajra millet and moong dal thoroughly till the water runs clear.

2

Soak for at least 30 minutes and drain. The longer the soaking, the easier it is to cook.

3

Wash, clean, and chop carrots, beans, peas, tomatoes and capsicum.

Cooking

1

Heat some ghee in a pressure cooker.

2

Add cumin seeds (jeera) and allow them to splutter.

3

Add ginger and saute until aromatic.

4

Add all the veggies and saute on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes.

5

Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, garam masala, and salt. and saute until the tomatoes turn mushy.

6

Add the drained millet and dal and saute for 2 to 3 minutes.

7

Add water and check for salt.

8

Pressure cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 whistles. Allow the cooker to release pressure naturally before opening the lid.

9

Open the lid and mix lightly with a spoon or fork. Add ghee if needed and serve.

Nutrition information

(per serving)

Carbs

Carbs

13.9

Proteins

Proteins

3.7

Fats

Fats

2.8

Fiber

Fiber

3.2

97

kcal

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