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      Bajra Brown Rice Khichdi

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      Time45 Min
      DifficultyIntermediate
      Serves1

      One of the best ways to get yourself fit is by eating healthy and the bajra brown rice khichdi recipe is definitely up there among the best. This easy to make and super healthy dish is perfect for anyone who wants to experience a power-packed bowl of goodness along with the bajra, which is one of the most commonly grown grains in the country. Khichdi is one of India’s ancient and most popular reci ... pes. It’s a fairly simple recipe to make and comes packed with essential nutrients. If you want to know how to prepare bajra brown rice khichdi, we’ve covered the essentials for you. This recipe is simple, effective and can be a useful addition to your weekly dietary requirements. Brown rice is a healthier variant of rice that will help in keeping you full without the additional calories that white rice brings. The bajra brown rice khichdi ingredients are self-explanatory and you need to soak the rice well before you proceed to make the khichdi. However, with the addition of a few vegetables, this recipe takes on another level of taste and flavour. To make bajra brown rice khichdi restaurant-style, you need to mash the bajra grains to make a greyish paste that can be added to the khichdi later on in the preparation. The recipe is an excellent lunch or even breakfast item that can be had with a side of salad and some fresh fruit juice to give you a powerful start to the day.

      Nutrition Info. (per serving)

      ProteinFatCarbsFibre267 Cal267 Cal267 Cal267 Cal
      • 9gProtein
      • 7gFat
      • 39gCarbs
      • 10gFibre

      Ingredients

      Dry Grocery

      Bajra Grain

      Bajra Grain

      1.5 tablespoons

      Green Moong Whole

      Green Moong Whole

      1 teaspoon

      Brown Basmati Rice

      Brown Basmati Rice

      1.75 tablespoons

      Green Moong Split

      Green Moong Split

      1 teaspoon

      Refined Oil

      Refined Oil

      1.25 tablespoons

      Salt

      Salt

      1 teaspoon

      Poppy Seed

      Poppy Seed

      0.5 teaspoons

      Black Pepper Corn

      Black Pepper Corn

      0.5 teaspoons

      Garam Masala

      Garam Masala

      1 pinch

      Aromat Powder

      Aromat Powder

      1 pinch

      Fruits & Vegetables

      Carrot-regular

      Carrot-regular

      0.5 unit

      Tomato

      Tomato

      9 tablespoons

      Other

      Water

      Water

      3.75 glasses

      Green Chillies

      Green Chillies

      3 units

      Coriander Leaves

      Coriander Leaves

      3 leafs

      Directions
      1
      In a bowl, add Water, Bajra Grain and soak for 1 hr.
      2
      In a bowl, add Water, Green Moong Whole and soak for 1 hr.
      3
      In a bowl, add Water, Brown Basmati Rice and soak for 20 mins.
      4
      In a bowl, add Water, Split Moong and soak for 20 mins.
      5
      In a heavy bottom vessel, add Water, soaked Bajra Grain, Green Moong Whole and cook for 15 to 20 mins.
      6
      In a heavy bottom vessel, add Water, cooked Bajra Moong Mix, soaked Brown Rice, Split Moong, diced Carrots and cook for 15 mins till grains are cooked and soft.
      7
      Heat Oil in a pan. Add Salt, slit Green Chilli and saute chilli till it lightly blister. It should still appear freshly green.
      8
      Remove it to a bowl and set aside.
      9
      Heat a pan, add Poppy Seeds and roast till they start to pop. Don't let the seeds to turn dark Grey colour.
      10
      Cool it down and take out to a blender. Add Water and blend to a fine paste.
      11
      Remove it to a bowl and keep aside.
      12
      Heat Oil in a pan. Add Green Chillies and saute till slightly brown.
      13
      Add crusted Peppercorn and saute for a minute on low flame till strong aroma.
      14
      Add chopped Tomatoes, Garam Masala and saute on medium flame till the tomatoes mashed.
      15
      Add Water and saute.
      16
      Add Aromat, Salt, Poppy Seed Paste and saute for some time.
      17
      Remove it to a bowl and keep aside.
      18
      Remove the cooked grains to a serving bowl and add Tadka Tomato and water. Mix it well.
      19
      Add Salt and mix it properly.
      20
      Garnish with chopped Coriander, Sautéed Green Chilli and serve hot.

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      We hope you had fun making it! Enjoy the meal.

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