Millet Masala Khichdi

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Cooks in: 30 Minutes Serves: 2 People

Khichdi is a simple wholesome food prepared in most parts of India. This is a complete wholesome meal as it has right quantity of carbs, protein, fibre, fat and other micro nutrients.



  1. Wash and soak the dal and millet together for 3 hours. Drain.
  2. Heat a cooker add ghee.  Add bay leaf, chillies, cloves, cardamom, jeera, ginger, asafoetida and curry leaves. Sauté for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the dal millet mixture and veggies. sauté everything for a minute. Add turmeric and chilli powders.
  4. Add 4 cups of water and salt. Mix well.
  5. Cook for 5 whistles and turn off heat. Let pressure settle down. Serve it with kadhi, pickle and papad.

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  1. Thank you Viji tried jowar kichadi following your recipe hv added veggies too cane out tasty n yummy we all loved it

    1. Hi Preethu,
      Jowar Khichdi is the best low calorie dish which keeps us full for a long time. Adding veggies makes it more nutritious. Happy to know that your family liked it. Thanks for sharing your expeerience.

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