Little Millet Khichadi

Little Millet Khichadi

Little millet is known for its nutritional properties like minerals, potassium, and B vitamins. Today we will see a simple recipe for preparing healthy khichadi with little millet.


  • In a pressure cooker or pan, add the oil. And when the oil is hot add the mustard seeds, fenugreek seeds, hing, and curry leaves.
  • When the mustard seeds start to splutter, add the chopped onion and saute until it turns translucent. Now add the tomatoes and the mixed vegetable and stir well.
  • At this stage add the sambar powder, salt, and turmeric powder. Mix well and let it cook for a couple of minutes and then add the little millet and the toor dal.
  • Now add the water and give it a stir.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook for up to 15 to 20 mins on medium flame and allow the pressure to settle normally (no heavy flames for steam whistle).
  • When the pressure is released, carefully open the pressure cooker lid and mix it well and serve hot.


  • Little Millet – 1 cup
  • Toor Dal – 1/2 cup
  • Onion – 1
  • Tomato – 1
  • Mixed Vegetables – 1 cup
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp
  • Sambar Powder – 2 tsps
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Hing – 1/4 tsp
  • Curry leaves – 5
  • Fenugreek Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Water – 4 cups

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