Bajra Kitchadi

Bajra is good for health and especially for winters it makes good choice for dinners. I made instant bajra kitchadi today with the moong dal sprouts I had.

1. Bajra – 1 cup
2. Moong sprouts – 2 cups
3. Salt to taste
4. Ghee – 1 tbsp
5. Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
6. Asafoetida – 1 pinch
7. Turmeric powder – 1 pinch
8. Chili powder – 1 tsp


Step 1: Clean and course grind the bajra in mixer jar.
Step 2: Pressure cook the broken bajra, moong sprouts and some salt with 3 cups water for 5-7 whistles.
Step 3: In a non stick handi, heat ghee and crackle the cumin seeds; then sprinkle asafoetida, turmeric, chili powder and pour in the cooked kitchadi.
Step 4: Stir well, adjust salt and consistency by adding water if required and cook for 2 minutes and switch off stove.
Step 5: Serve hot with roasted papad and pickle.


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