Bajra Poha |Pearl Millet Flakes

Everyone have heard a lot about millet and how they are rich in calcium, magnesium, vitamins of various types, phosphorus etc., Above all the most important benefit we can get from millet are that they are rich in fiber. Every type of food has certain way in which they are suppose to be consumed / ate, the same applies for millet as well. Normally millet should be eaten in the form of porridge or as rice.

There are different types of millet like sorghum, Foxtail millet, Finger millet, Pearl millet, Barnyard millet, Kodo millet, little millet and Porso millet.

Since these days everyone very health conscious so the market is flooding with different kind of millet everywhere. I got mine HERE check it out.

Again each millet has it’s own health benefit the most common being rich in fiber. Pearl millet grows majorly in Africa and India. The benefits of pearl millet are that they are gluten free, helps manage diabetes, keeps your heart healthy, packed with omega-3 and many more. Traditionally it’s used as roti, khichadi or porridge in India. It’s really good to have during winter.

Pearl Millet | Bajra Poha

Category: All Category, Main Course

Pearl millet


  • I have not mentioned the measurements of ingredients because it might change from person to person so you can adjust it accordingly.
  • Bajra flakes

  • Onion

  • Green chilli

  • Curry leaf

  • Chana dal

  • Lemon juice

  • Oil

  • Salt


  • Heat the oil in a pan once its hot add Chana dal and saute it till the color turns golden brown then add curry leaf followed by onion and green chilies. Once onion become translucent add the bajra flake and sprinkle 4-5 table spoons of water and close the pan with lid and turn off the flame. Open the lid and check if flakes are still crispy sprinkle few more drops of water and cover garnish with coriander leaf top with lemon juice and serve hot..
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