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122 bajra recipes


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बाजरा रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (bajra recipes in Hindi)
બાજરી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (bajra recipes in Gujarati)

bajra recipes | pearl millet recipes | indian bajra recipe collection

Bajra, or pearl millet, is the most commonly grown millets and is mostly cultivated in India and Africa. It is an excellent grain to have in your pantry with its numerous health benefits. It is known to lower cholesterol, aid digestion and also prevent asthma in many cases.

It can be consumed whole or by grinding it finely and consuming it as bajra flour. As a whole it can replace rice in many recipes and is also a much better alternative to eat.

4 Healthy Bajra Khichdi Recipes

Bajra KhichdiBajra Khichdi

Bajra is a replacement of rice when you want to make your dishes much healthy. A wholesome khichdi is not only filling but also warms your heart and is better for your health. To make khichdi with bajra, it first needs to be soaked overnight to hasten the cooking process. Soaking results in softening of the grain which in turn makes the cooking process much faster.

There are many variations of khichdi that can be made with bajra like the ones mentioned below. Not only that, you can even experiment with different vegetables and dals along with it, to make it taste even better!

  4 Healthy Bajra Khichdi Recipes
1. Bajra Khichdi
2. Bajra and Moong Dal Khichdi
3. Bajra, Whole Moong and Green Pea Khichdi
4. Zucchini Bajra Khichdi


Top 7 Bajra Snacks

Multigrain BreadMultigrain Bread

Bajra makes for an excellent ingredient to make snacks with. Apart from the nutrition it provides, it also gives a nutty undertone to the food. Bajra flour is used extensively to make healthy khakhras which can be perked up with methi, jeera and much more!

Apart from these, there are a variety of snacks made with bajra from the delectable and finger licking muthias to the perfectly crispy, deep fried tea time snack – Dhebras. If you're looking for something innovative, you can even make a multigrain bread with it!

  Top 7 Bajra Snacks
1. Multigrain Bread
2. Bajra Vadi
3. Broccoli and Bajra Snack
4. Bajra, Carrot and Onion Uttapa
5. Bajra Methi Khakhras
6. Bajra Nimki
7. Bajra, Rice and Sprouts Moong Puda

 

Top 10 Bajra Rotis 

Bajra Aloo RotiBajra Aloo Roti

The most common use of Bajra flour, especially in India is to use it for various kinds of rotis and parathas. Not only does it taste good alone, but it also tastes amazing with different types of flours! Multigrain Roti or Thalipeeth are such items that can be made regularly in our homes to be had along with a spicy thecha or a mixed vegetable subzi. It is also a staple in Gujarati households as Rotla, a thick Indian flatbread, is made regularly with bajra flour.

  Top 10 Bajra Rotis
1. Potato Bajra Pancake
2. Bajra Peas Roti
3. Rotla
4. Stuffed Bajra Roti
5. Bajra Aloo Roti
6. Jowar and Bajra Vegetable Roti
7. Bajra and Cauliflower Roti
8. Methi Thalipeeth
9. Jowar Bajra Garlic Roti
10. Multigrain Garlic Roti
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Bajra Roti
Recipe# 3892
08 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Though bajra is grown only in certain parts of Rajasthan, bajra rotis are relished all over the state. Thickly rolled bajra rotis are cooked over "kanda" (cow dung cakes) in the villages. That is the authentic way of preparing them because it imparts a smoked flavour to the rotis. But here’s a tava ....
Bajra Khichdi (  Rajasthani)
Recipe# 3894
19 Apr 15

 
by Tarla Dalal
When one thinks of homely food, khichdi is the first option that comes to mind. A wholesome khichdi can warm your heart and make you comfortable after a long and busy day, and this sumptuous Bajra Khichdi is sure to live up to your expectations. Rajasthanis use more of millets like bajra than rice, ....
Bajra and Moong Dal Khichdi
Recipe# 2984
08 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
This is a traditional Rajasthani recipe that we discovered is an excellent source of protein, iron, folic acid and fibre. Its creamy consistency and mild flavours make it a good recipe to have especially in the preconception period and first trimester. But i'm sure you will enjoy it all through your ....
Lehsuni Bajra Aur Kaddu ki Roti
Recipe# 5582
23 Aug 11

 
by Tarla Dalal
Wholesome and satiating, the Lehsuni Bajra aur Kaddu ki Roti is a perfect choice for those days when you are hungry enough to eat up everything in your larder but do not have enough time to cook! Just enjoy these tasty garlic flavoured bajra rotis with a bowl of low-fat curds and salad and your meal ....
Bajra Aloo ki Roti
Recipe# 3015
19 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Let’s try giving an exciting twist to the traditional bajra rotis and rotlas of Gujarati fame. Adding some mashed potatoes to the dough makes the Bajra Aloo ki Roti soft and pleasant to the palate, while amchur, coriander and green chilli paste impart a welcome peppiness. Coconut and onions not just ....
Bajra Khichdi ( Iron Rich Recipe)
Recipe# 5712
10 Oct 14

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Stuffed to the core with iron health, this khichdi is a treat for elders and the children in the family!
Bajra Khakhras
Recipe# 2941
02 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
During your first trimester, it is better to have dry carbohydrates for your breakfast to ease morning sickness. If you are fed up of regular biscuits and breads, try these crunchy khakhras instead. Make these in large batches so that you can have them in the mornings whenever you have the urge to ....
Bajra Aloo Roti
Recipe# 3889
19 Apr 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Bajra grows abundantly in large parts of arid Rajasthan, especially in the areas around Jodhpur and Dungarpur i.e. Western Rajasthan. Bajra rotis and khichdi are therefore more popular in these areas. Bajra rotis are preferred in the winter months as bajra is considered to be heat producing. I ha ....
Bajra Aloo Roti ( Iron Rich Recipe)
Recipe# 5696
10 Oct 14

 by Tarla Dalal
Keep anaemia at bay, the bajra-potato way! This iron-rich roti maintains your body temperature and protects you from cold weather too. Rich in iron and fibre, it helps remove toxins from the body, and also helps transfer oxygen from cell to cell, enhancing the glow in your skin! Potato, a good sourc ....
Bajra Khichdi
Recipe# 22379
05 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Stuffed to the core with iron health, this khichadi is a treat for elders and the children in the family!
Bajra Methi Khakhras
Recipe# 3457
08 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Wholesome khakhras of bajra and whole wheat flour perked up with fenugreek leaves, green chilli paste, and so on, this snack is a perfect accompaniment for tea. The bitterness of methi is surprisingly very pleasant in this creation. It makes you smack your lips and reach for another khakhra! You can ....
Potato Bajra Pancake
Recipe# 22350
22 Feb 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is a delicious, tummy-friendly pancake made of grated potatoes and bajra flour, perked up with onions, coriander and other lovely ingredients. Interestingly, this combination of ingredients also works against the tummy acids, keeping them under control. Just make sure you don’t rush when co ....
Bajra, Carrot and Onion Uttapa
Recipe# 1439
08 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
With humble origins as a simple, homely breakfast in South India, the uttappa has now become famous all over the world, because it lends itself to so much innovation. Here is yet another variant, made with whole bajra and its flour. Vegetables like carrots and onions lend a nice crunch to this sumpt ....
Bajra, Methi and Paneer Parathas
Recipe# 3495
20 Aug 11

 
by Tarla Dalal
Nutritious bajra and methi rotis stuffed with delicately spiced mixture of paneer and tomatoes. Both bajra and methi are iron rich with a wealth of fibre too. Paneer is a rich source of protein and calcium. Preferably, use fresh home-made paneer made with low calorie milk. If you wish, do no ....
Bajra Peas Roti, Low Acidity Recipe
Recipe# 22359
04 Jan 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Here is one more Indian bread made using bajra flour. This innovative recipe combines the stomach-friendly flour with boiled and mashed green peas, to get a roti that tastes and feels great. A good amount of coriander is used in this recipe, to get a peppy flavour, which is heightened by adding ....
Rotla ( Gujarati Recipe), Bajra Na Rotla Recipe
Recipe# 629
08 Apr 19

 by Tarla Dalal
Rotlas are made with bajra, jowar or nachni flour, and combine very well with ghee, jaggery. Take care to make the rotlas as soon as the dough is kneaded, as the dough tends to harden quickly, making it difficult to roll. With practice and patience, you can surely master the art of rolling the r ....
Jowar, Bajra Spring Onion Roti
Recipe# 2979
08 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
The addition of spring onions gives a peppy twist to this wholesome roti of millet flours. The nice crunch of spring onions, the spicy touch of green chillies, and the zesty notes of Indian masalas make this a tasty treat that none can resist. At the same time, ....
Bajra Kand Rotis
Recipe# 3593
26 Nov 12

 by Tarla Dalal
Bajra flour combined with purple yam, curds and garlic paste makes an interesting variation to plain bajra rotis which we often eat. Protein and iron are two important nutrients provided by these rotis. Like all bajra rotis, they tend to get chewy if they are served cold without a brushing of ghee ....
Bajra and Cauliflower Roti
Recipe# 22219
15 Apr 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
Don't settle for bland bajra rotis! Feast on these delicious Bajra and Cauliflower Rotis instead. The grated garlic and spring onions really rev up the flavour of these rotis. Ensure that you roll the rotis immediately once the dough is kneaded; else it may turn soft and pose a problem while rol ....
Bajra Methi Khakhras ( Nutritious Recipe For Pregnancy)
Recipe# 22466
21 Sep 18

 by Tarla Dalal
Get an instant energy boost with these bajra and methi khakhras, the ideal anytime-snack! when you're feeling peckish or looking for a healthy breakfast option, reach for these crisp and tasty khakhras.
Bajra, Rice and Sprouts Moong Puda
Recipe# 187
02 Mar 19

 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Puda may be sweet or savoury, deep-fried or tava-cooked. Here is a mildly-spiced version of puda made of bajra, rice flour and sprouted moong cooked on a tava with minimal oil. The use of curds for binding gives it a pleasant aroma and flavour. This quick and easy bajra, rice and sprouts moong puda ....
Stuffed Bajra Roti ( Gluten Free Recipe )
Recipe# 1380
23 Nov 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Stuffed bajra roti, looking for something to lower blood cholesterol levels? here’s an exotic version of the humble bajra roti, stuffed with a paneer, methi and tomato mixture that makes this a scrumptious delicacy. The fibre in bajra binds with the cholesterol and fats and ensures that it is ejecte ....
Jowar and Bajra Vegetable Roti ( Baby and Toddler)
Recipe# 3079
14 Dec 15

 by Tarla Dalal
What an interesting way to incorporate a variety of flours into your baby’s diet at the age of 10-12 months! Not only does this roti combine varied flours, it also includes tasty and colourful veggies and greens like fenugreek leaves, bottle gourd and carrot. Grating the veggies makes it easie ....
Stuffed Bajra Parathas, Bajra Paratha
Recipe# 32878
31 Dec 15

 by Tarla Dalal
Those who are not used to the rustic flavour and texture of bajra parathas often find it too dry. But, even they will find these Stuffed Bajra Parathas to be absolutely enjoyable. A filling of grated paneer perked up with aromatic fenugreek leaves and tangy tomatoes makes these
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