Urad Bajra Khichdi Recipe: Make Urad Bajra Khichdi on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, know its recipe


Urad Bajra Khichdi Recipe: You can make Urad Bajra Khichdi whenever you want to eat something light and healthy. Let's know its recipe.

If you are looking for healthy dishes in winter, then you can try Urad Bajra Khichdi. This khichdi is made using rice, urad dal, tur dal, and fresh spices. This is a light and healthy recipe. You can make it for lunch or dinner. Served with buttermilk, this recipe is packed with the health benefits of bajra and lentils. Millet is rich in magnesium which keeps the heart-healthy.

It contains potassium, which improves blood flow in your body. Bajra also contains fiber which helps in reducing cholesterol. This is an easy recipe. You can make this when you want to eat something light and healthy. This dish is very tasty. Let's know its recipe.

Ingredients of Urad Bajra Khichdi 

Millet – 250 grams

Arhar Dal – 50 grams

Ghee – 20 grams

Cumin – 2 grams

Tomato – 50 grams

Urad Dal – 50 grams

Rice – 50 grams


Onion – 50 grams

Green chili – 5 grams as required

Step - 1 Remove the husk of the millet

  • Sprinkle some water on the millet and keep it aside for an hour. To remove the husk, crush the millet a little bit using a mortar and pestle. Then take out the millet on a plate. Mash it lightly.

Step – 2 Prepare the mixture of millet and cook it in a pressure cooker

  • Wash urad dal, tur dal, and rice and keep them aside. Now put all the things including millet in a pressure cooker with 4 cups of water and salt and cook on a medium flame for 5 whistles. If needed, cook it more on low flame and mash it lightly.

Step – 3 Fry the onion and tomato and add the mixture to the millet

  • In a separate pan, add ghee and add cumin seeds. Let it crackle. Then add chopped onion, cook till it turns brown, then add chopped tomatoes and cook. Add it to the cooked millet mixture. If required add more hot water for consistency and then boil for 10 minutes.

Step – 4 Serve Urad Bajra Khichdi with Ghee

  • Pour ghee on top and serve hot. Serve bajra khichdi with ghee or buttermilk.