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Instant pot khichdi with vegetables
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Instant Pot khichdi

Instant Pot khichdi with vegetables is a one-pot gluten-free meal with Rice, Lentils, and Vegetables. It is packed with protein and makes a complete meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 169kcal
Author: sharmila kingsly

Standard 1 cup measures 240 ml


  • 1 tbsp Oil / Ghee
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • ½ tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 Green Chilli
  • 1 tsp Crushed ginger and garlic
  • 1 spring Curry leaves a spring
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • ¼ cup Beans
  • ¼ cup Carrot
  • ½ cup Cauliflower Florets
  • ½ cup Rice
  • ½ cup Toor Dal
  • 3 cup Water
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric power
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt as needed
  • Coriander leaves to garnish


  • Wash and soak the rice and toor dal in water for 30 mins.
  • Switch on the Instant Pot in saute mode. Once it turns on add in the Oil or Ghee let it heat for 30 secs. Now add in the Mustard and Cumin seeds Let them splutter and then add in the green chili, crushed ginger, and garlic along with Curry leaves. Saute for few secs.
  • Next, add in the chopped onion and saute till they are soft and pink.
  • Next, add in the chopped tomatoes and cook till they are soft.
  • And then add in the chopped Vegetables. I am adding carrots, Beans, and Cauliflower. Soak the cauliflower in hot for 5 mins and then add it to the Instant Pot. You can also include Potato, Green Peas, and Beetroot in the Khichdi.
  • Drain the excess water from the Dal and Rice and add it to the Instant Pot.
  • Next, add in the measured water.
  • And then add in the spice powders. Just the basic spices turmeric powder, Chilli powder, and salt. Combine everything.
  • Close the Instant Pot. Press the Cancel button and select the pressure cook mode. Set 5 mins in high pressure. Wait till the pressure release naturally and then open the Instant Pot.


Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.4g | Protein: 4.8g | Fat: 3.8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 190mg | Fiber: 3.2g | Sugar: 3.2g | Calcium: 442mg
Keyword Instant Pot Khichdi
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