Jowar and Vegetable Khichdi Video by Tarla Dalal
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A tasty khichdi made of healthy jowar, this one-dish meal is also quite exotic due to the choice of veggies used in it. Coloured capsicum and zucchini bring in not just colour but also a host of beneficial nutrients and antioxidants, just as the whole grain makes the jowar khichdi rich in protein, fibre and iron.
Recipe Description for Jowar and Vegetable Khichdi
- Soak the whole jowar overnight in enough water. Next day, drain all the water.
- Combine soaked and drained jowar, 1 cup of water and salt in a pressure cooker, mix well and pressure cook for 5 whistles.
- Allow the steam to escape before opening the lid. Keep the cooked whole jowar aside without draining the water.
- Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds.
- When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida, green chillies, red, green, yellow capsicum and the zucchini and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
- Add a little salt, cooked jowar (along with the water), mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes or till the water dries up, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the milk, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Add the coriander, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
- Serve immediately.
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