Bajra Khichdi - SK Khazana

Whole bajra pressure cooked with moong dal, vegetables and masalas This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Bajra Khichdi - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Bajra, Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
Cuisine Fusion
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 8-10 hour
Cook time 31-40 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Bajra Khichdi - SK Khazana

  • 1 1/2 cups Bajra soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup Split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)
  • Ghee 2 tablespoon + to garrnish
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 2-3 Green chillies
  • 7-8 Curry leaves
  • 1/4 Asafoetida
  • 1 large Onion chopped
  • 1 large Potato peeled cut into small cubes
  • 1 small Carrot peeled and cut into small cubes
  • 4-5 French beans chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons Red chilli powder
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/4 cup Green peas
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped + to garnish


  1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds and let the seeds change colour. Add green chillies, curry leaves, asafoetida and onion, mix well and sauté till onion turns translucent. Add potato and carrot, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add French beans, mix and sauté for 1 minute.
  2. Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder and salt, mix well and saute for 1 minute. Add pearl millet, split green gram, green peas and coriander leaves and mix well.
  3. Add 8 cups of water and mix well. Cover and cook till 5-6 whistles are released.
  4. Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with a blob of ghee and coriander leaves and serve hot.