Barley Khichdi

Barley tempered and cooked to make a nutritious khichdi. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Barley Khichdi
Main Ingredients Barley, Ghee
Cuisine Rajasthani
Course Rice
Prep Time 6-10 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Barley Khichdi

  • 1 cup Barley Soaked in water for 3-4 hours
  • 1 tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • a pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 medium Carrot diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Black peppercorns crushed
  • to taste Sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons Fresh coriander leaves chopped


  1. Heat ghee in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, asafoetida, carrot and barley. Mix well and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add turmeric powder and crushed peppercorns and mix. Add coriander leaves and 2 ½ cups water and mix and let it come to a boil.
  3. Add salt and mix well. Put the lid on and cook under pressure for 2-3 whistles. Open the lid when the pressure reduces completely and serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 217
Carbohydrates 40.75
Protein 5.205
Fat 3.75
Other Fiber 7.97