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Vegetable Bajra Dal Khichdi With Oil

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30 mins Cooking Time
2 Servings
Diversity score info

Diversity Score defines how nutritionally diverse your food is. It reflects the concept that increasing the variety of foods in the diet helps to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients.

Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 12%
Carbs 46%
Fats 42%
Gluten Free
Lactose Free
No Added Sugar

Up your total fiber, protein and iron game with this zero trans fat, gluten free, lactose free, no dairy and no added sugar khichdi recipe.


  • 2 Tbsp Pearl Millet (Bajra)
  • 1 Tbsp Pigeon Pea (Tur Dal)
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Onion
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Tomato
  • 1 Tbsp Grated Orange Carrot
  • 1 Tbsp Peas
  • 1 Tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Soak bajra overnight

  • Step 2

    Soak tur dal for 15 min

  • Step 1

    In a pan, heat oil, add jeera and allow to crackle

  • Step 2

    Add chopped onion, saute till golden brown and add chopped tomato, grated carrot, green peas and mix well

  • Step 3

    Add red chilli powder, haldi, salt and saute well

  • Step 4

    Next, add soaked bajra, tur dal and sufficient water with chopped coriander leaves on top

  • Step 5

    Cover the pressure cooker with its lid and cook for up to 4 whistles

  • Step 6

    Serve hot with your choice of accompaniments

Healthy Twist

Increase Omega 3 & Boost Immunity by Adding a Tsp of Flax Seeds

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(106gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 19gm 6.8%
Dietary Fiber 4gm 14.9%
Protein 6gm 11.1%
Total Fat 8gm 10.5%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 174 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 50 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 29 minutes
  • Bicycling 24 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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