How to make Bajre Ka Khichda -

A delightful bajra grain and jaggery snack.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Black millet (bajra) (बाजरा), Jaggery (gur) (गुड़)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Bajre Ka Khichda

Bajre Ka Khichda Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 3.30-4 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Bajre Ka Khichda Recipe

  • Black millet (bajra) soaked 1 1/2 cups

  • Jaggery (gur) grated 3/4 cup

  • Ghee 2 tablespoons

  • Salt a pinch


Step 1

Heat ghee in a kadai. Add the bajra and sauté for two to three minutes.

Step 2

Add sufficient water to cover the bajra. Add jaggery and salt and mix well.

Step 3

Cook on a medium heat for fifteen to twenty minutes or until completely done. Serve hot.

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