Vegetable Khichdi|Instant Pot Mix Vegetable Lentil Rice|Vegetable Masala Khichdi Recipe

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Vegetable Khichdi|Instant Pot Mix Vegetable Lentil Rice|Vegetable Masala Khichdi Recipe

Khichdi is a ultimate comfort food prepared with rice, dal/lentils,veggies and some basic spices.

I have prepared this dish in my electric pressure cooker, Instant Pot DUO60 6 QT

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You can also try my other INSTANT POT recipes like

Instant Pot Tomato Biryani/Rice

Instant Pot Coconut Milk Pulao

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Instant Pot Jeera/Cumin Rice

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Vegetable Khichdi|Instant Pot Mix Vegetable Lentil Rice|Vegetable Masala Khichdi Recipe
Serves 3
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Ingredients
  1. measuring cup used ,1 cup = 250 ml
  2. 1/2 cup Rice(short rice grain preferable)
  3. 1/2 cup Split Green Moong Dal/Lentils(Yellow moong also can be used)
  4. 2 cups Mix Vegetables(chopped)[carrot,green peas,beans,cauliflower]
  5. 1 cup Spinach/Palak(chopped)
  6. 1 medium Onion(chopped)
  7. 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds/Jeera
  8. 2 Slit Green Chillies
  9. 1 teaspoon Finely grated Ginger
  10. 1/2 teaspoon,Turmeric Powder
  11. 1/2 teaspoon,Red chilli Powder
  12. 1/2 teaspoon,Coriander Powder
  13. 1 tablespoon Ghee(clarified butter) OR Oil
  14. Salt – to taste
  15. 3 cups Water +1/2 cup extra to adjust consistency
  16. 1 tablespoon,Cilantro/coriander leaves
INSTANT POT METHOD
  1. Press SAUTE mode(Normal) on Instant Pot. Add ghee or oil in to the POT.Note:Tastes better with Ghee
  2. Once POT is hot add in the Cumin/Jeera,ginger,green chillies.Saute for 20 secs.
  3. Add the chopped onions .Saute till onions turn light brown in color.
  4. Then add mixed vegetables,spinach,cook for a minute.
  5. Next, add the washed dal,rice,red chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,water, salt.Mix well.
  6. Close the lid on the pot, and turn valve from VENTING to SEALING position.
  7. Press CANCEL button on Instant Pot.
  8. Set the pot to MANUAL/PRESSURE COOK (High Pressure) and set timer to 8 minutes.
  9. Wait for NATURAL PRESSURE RELEASE(NPR)(Wait until silver button on lid drops).BE CAREFUL OF THE HOT STEAM.
  10. Once the pressure has released, open the lid,add cilantro and mix khichdi well.Note: If rice is not mushy or too dry then select saute mode and add 1/2 cup of water and cook for another minute.
  11. Vegetable Khichdi is ready, serve with yogurt,raita or kadhi.
INDIAN PRESSURE COOKER METHOD
  1. Heat 1 teaspoon ghee or oil in a pressure cooker and Once its hot add in the Cumin/Jeera,ginger,green chillies.Saute for 20 secs.
  2. Add the chopped onions .Saute till onions turn light brown in color.
  3. Then add mixed vegetables,spinach,cook for a minute.
  4. Next, add the washed dal,rice,red chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,water, salt.Mix well.
  5. Close the lid and put the whistle weight on. Cook for 3-4 whistles on medium flame and turn off the gas.
  6. Once the pressure has released, open the lid,add cilantro/coriander leaves and Mix the mixture well.
  7. If rice is not mushy or too dry then add 1/2 cup of water and adjust to khichdi consistency.
  8. Vegetable Khichdi is ready, serve with yogurt,raita or kadhi.
Notes
  1. 1.If you can’t find split green moong lentils ,can use split yellow moong lentils too.
  2. 2.To make this recipe vegan, replace ghee with oil.
  3. 3.You can also vary the vegetables added to this khichdi. You can also use potatoes,broccoli,cabbage.
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