Bajre ka Khichda — a warm, comforting Rajasthani dish made with pearl millets and lentils, this is a winter classic in my house. Featuring humble ingredients and satisfying flavors, there’s nothing that a bowl of Bajre ka Khichda with a dollop of ghee, yogurt, and matar ki sabzi can’t fix! The moment the weather starts to get chilly, I’m reminded of winter afternoons in Jaipur when I would look forward to this simple bowl of Bajre ka Khichda all day. If you’re looking for an easy, hearty way to stay warm this winter, you’re in luck! WATCH HOW TO MAKE BAJRE KA KHICHDA: It’s really important to clean and wash the bajra correctly before making the khichda. Here are the detailed steps: Add your bajra to a bowl and fill with water. Massage gently with your hands until the water becomes cloudy. Here, we’re removing the outer husk because it has a bitter taste and makes it take longer to cook and digest. Drain the water and repeat a few times. Once the water remains …
Chocolate and Kesar Khaja — this flaky, layered pastry is a Diwali classic all across India! Coated in a luscious sugar syrup, it’s an addicting mithai to celebrate the sweetness of the festive season that can even be made in the air fryer! If you like this, please try my other desserts: Baked Motichoor Rabri Parfait Coconut Kalakand Cake Pineapple Sandesh STEPS FOR MAKING KHAJA: Chocolate and Kesar Khaja — this flaky, layered pastry is a Diwali classic all across India! Coated in a luscious sugar syrup, it’s an addicting mithai to celebrate the sweetness of the festive season that can even be made in the air fryer! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post your pictures to my facebook page. I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out and what you think in the comment section below. Find me on and share your creation with me!
Pina Colada Thandai — bright and refreshing, this vegan thandai features pineapple and coconut milk for a fun twist on the classic Holi drink!
Makki ki Raab — a hearty, comforting Rajasthani soup made with corn that is my go-to drink to cozy up during the winter! Simmered in an earthenware pot for a rich flavor, this silky, effortless soup with some fresh veggies is a satisfying drink fit for the chilly weather!
Dal Baati Fondue — an innovative take on the iconic Rajasthani classic, this fondue combines melt-in-mouth baati with a smoky daal topped with melty cheese. A modern twist to my childhood favorite, serve this crowd-pleaser at your next party for a memorable dish that’ll bring nothing but smiles!
Lapsi – made with cracked wheat and cooked in ghee with jaggery syrup, this traditional Rajasthani sweet has a lovely floral aroma of saffron and cardamom.
Atta Badam Halwa — a classic Indian dessert made quick with almond flour, this halwa comes together in just 15 minutes! With familiar hints of cardamom and saffron, there’s no doubt it’ll be a hit!
We always celebrate the beginning of Navaratri with this Badam Roti Churma! It has a lovely nutty taste and texture from the almond flour and a floral aroma from the saffron and rose. Coming together super easily, it’s perfect to offer to the Goddess during the morning pooja!
Dal Dhokli – this hearty, one-pot meal features melt-in-your-mouth wheat dumplings simmered in a comforting dal. Packed with veggies and spiced up with crunchy toppings, this velvety dish is a nutritious weeknight dinner!
A delicate cookie garnished with edible flowers and strands of saffron, this Rajasthani Mishri ki Roti is a delicious sweet treat!