Multi Grain Khichdi

Multi Grain Khichdi

From   Ladies First

Prep: 30 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Type: Indian

Another nutritious khichdi to add to your collection of recipes


  • Barley (jau), soaked for 30 minutes and drained ½ cup
  • Pearl millet (bajra), soaked for 30 minutes and drained ½ cup
  • Split skinless green gram (dhuli moong dal), soaked for 30 minutes and drained 1 cup
  • Ghee ½ tbsp
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Asafoetida ¼ tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Large tomato, chopped 1
  • Ginger, grated 1 tbsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon juice 1 tbsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped 2 tbsps


  • Heat ghee in a deep non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, asafoetida and turmeric powder, mix and saute till cumin changes colour.
  • Add tomato, ginger and salt and mix well and saute till tomato turns soft.
  • Add barely, pearl millet and split green gram and mix well. Saute for 2 minutes. Add 3 cups water and mix. Cover the pan cook till all the grains are done.
  • Add lemon juice and mix well.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.