Vegetable Pearl Millet Recipe – Bajra Khichdi (One Pot Meal)
Bajra (Pearl Millet) Khichdi makes a perfect, diabetic friendly and healthy one pot meal. Pearl Millet (Bajra) is among the grains with highest protein content. It is also high in fiber and contains many essential vitamins and minerals. In authentic recipe rice is used, which has been replaced by Freekeh over here, which is the latest addition to the category of super-foods. Freekeh is a wheat grain harvested while young and green. It is obtained by roasting the harvested grain over the open fire and then removing the burned straw and chaff from it. Freekeh is high in fiber, proteins, calcium, lutein (for eye health) and low in available carbs. Not to mention, the addition of all the mix-vegetables add to the overall nutritional value of the dish.
1 cup Pearl millet Bajra ( 1 cup Pearl millet Bajra, 1 cup broken and clean )
1/3 cup Split Mung Lentil ( 1/3 cup Split mung lentil chilka mung dal )
1/3 cup Freekeh green-wheat ( 1/3 cup Freekeh green-wheat )
200 gram Potatoes ( Potatoes 1 medium size chopped )
350 gram Cauliflower ( Cauliflower 1 cup florets )
1/2 cup Broccoli ( Broccoli 1/2 cup florets )
50 gram Carrots ( 50 gm Carrots 1 cup chopped )
150 gram Sweat green peas ( 150 gm Sweat green peas 1 cup )
350 gram Tomato ( 350 gm Tomato 3 chopped )
15 gram Ginger ( 15 gm Ginger 1 big piece chopped )
5 gram Green chilies ( 5 gm Green chilies as per your need )
15 gram Cilantro ( 15 gm Cilantro handful )
Stove Top Method
- Soak bajra and freekeh for one hour.
- Heat ghee in a pressure cooker and put asafetida (hing) and cumin seeds (jeera). Let it...
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