Easy Little Millet Khichidi
Khichidi is a one-pot meal made from rice and moong dal traditionally. Little Millets Khichidi is simple to make yet healthy and extremely filling.
Servings Prep Time
2people 10minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
10minutes 5munites
Servings Prep Time
2people 10minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
10minutes 5munites
Instructions
  1. Rinse and drain the millets and moong dal a couple of times.
  2. Heat the ghee in a pressure cooker.
  3. Next, make the tempering add the mustard and jeera it will splutter, add the pepper(if using), green chillies and curry leaves.
  4. Transfer to the moong and millets mixture and fry till you get a nice aroma.
  5. Toss in the walnuts and give a quick stir.
  6. Add 1-3/4 cup water, salt and ginger if using.
  7. Bring to a rolling boil and let the water evaporate and come down to the level of the millets mixture. (see notes below)
  8. Add the veggies and close the cooker.
  9. Cook for 2 whistles. Turn off the heat and allow the cooker to cool naturally.
  10. Remove from the cooker and serve garnished with coriander with chutney/side dish of your choice.
Recipe Notes

This will give you a that is grainy khichidi. Use more water in case you want it soft. You can also add the veggies in the stirring and then add water and cook the millets. I prefer this method as I want to see my veggies and I do not like them mashed up.