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Bhaidku recipe | Gujarati bhaidku | how to make bhaidku

It is a traditional Gujarati recipe with special bhaidku flour, vegetables, and regular spices. Bhaidku flour is slightly coarse and made with 4 different grains: rice, green moong dal, bajra, and jowar. It is an easy, tasty, and more importantly healthy one-pot meal. it is an ideal morning breakfast meal or can also be served for lite lunch and dinner with curd and pickle with it. Do try this!

The key to making tasty Gujarati bhaidku at home are
  • Firstly, bhaidku premix is a combination of four grains i.e small-grain rice, green moong dal, bajra, and jowar. I roast all grain slightly so it will become crispy and easily grind into a coarse flour.
  • Store bhaidku premix or flour in an air-tight container for 6-8 months or more in the refrigerator.
  • I soak bhaidku flour in a buttermilk and water mixture. Soaking bhaidku flour helps to fasten its cooking process and avoid lumps while cooking the mixture.
  • I add some vegetables like carrots, peas, capsicum, and tomato. You can add vegetables of your choice to make bhaidku more nutritious.
  • Lastly, bhaidku tastes great when served hot. Once it is cool down adjust its consistency by adding hot water as required.
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Bhaidku recipe | Gujarati bhaidku | how to make bhaidku

Nehas Cook Book
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Soaking time 20 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Meal
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

Bhaidku premix

  • 1 cup small grain rice
  • 1 cup green moong dal
  • 1 cup bajra flour
  • 1 cup jowar flour

For bhaidku

  • 1 cup bhaidku flour
  • 2 cup buttermilk
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp jeera
  • ½ tsp ajwain
  • 2 tsp white sesame seeds
  • Pinch of hing
  • Some curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp chopped green chilli
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • ½ cup chopped capsicum
  • ½ cup chopped carrot
  • ½ cup green peas
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • Some coriander leaves

Instructions
 

Making bhaidku premix

  • In a pan, add small grain rice and green moong dal. roast slightly and takeout into the plate.
  • Then in a pan, add bajra and jowar. Roast slightly and take out into a plate.
  • Cool down the roasted grain mixture and grind it into a coarse flour. (refer to video)
  • Bhaidku flour or premix is ready. Store it in air-tight container.

Making bhaidku

  • In a mixing bowl, take 1 cup of bhaidku flour. Add 2 cup buttermilk and 2 cup water in it. Mix well and soak the mixture for 15-20 minutes.
  • Now in a pan, add ghee, cumin seeds, ajwain, sesame seeds, hing, and curry leaves. Saute it.
  • Then add chopped green chili and ginger paste. Saute it.
  • Now add chopped carrots, capsicum, green peas, and salt. Saute it and cook vegetables till it becomes slightly soft.
  • Add chopped tomatoes and saute them till it become soft.
  • Then add turmeric powder and red chili powder. Mix well.
  • Now add the soaked bhaidku flour mixture into the pan. Stir continuously till the mixture become slightly thickened and start boiling.
  • Cover and cook bhaidku on low flame for 15-20 minutes or till it is properly cooked.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Notes

  • Roast grains on low flame till they become slightly crunchy.
  • Grind grains into a slightly coarse mixture.
  • Store bhaidku mix in an air-tight container.
  • Soak the mixture in water and buttermilk mixture, which helps to fasten the cooking process and avoid lumps in the cooked mixture.
  • Cook the bhaidku mixture on low flame.
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