Mixed Lentils & Vegetables Khichdi
Healthy, wholesome, one pot dish with lentils, rice and vegetables, cooked in ghee, turmeric and red chili powder makes an amazing comfort food!
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time
  • 2tablespoons ghee
  • 1teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1tablespoon Ginger
  • 1 carrotpeeled and sliced
  • 1/4cup green beanschopped
  • 1/4cup green peasfrozen
  • 1 red potatocubed
  • 1 tomatodiced
  • 1cup cauliflowerchopped
  • 1cup cabbagechopped
  • 1cup spinachchopped
  • 1/2teaspoon turmeric
  • 2teaspoon red chili powdermild
  • 2teaspoon salt
  • 1cup white rice
  • 1cup mixed lentils(moong, masoor, toor and chana daal)
  • 6cups Water
  • 1/4cup cilantrochopped, for garnish
  1. Turn Instant Pot to Sauté Mode. Once the ‘Hot’ sign displays, add ghee, cumin seeds and ginger.
  2. Cook for 30 seconds. Add all the vegetables (carrots, beans, peas, tomato, potato, cauliflower, cabbage and spinach). Mix well.
  3. Add turmeric, red chili powder and salt. Mix well. Add rice and mixed lentils.
  4. Add 6 cups of water. Give everything a quick stir and close the Instant Pot lid with pressure valve to sealing.
  5. Press the rice button (12 minutes), followed by natural pressure release once time is up.
  6. Open Instant Pot, garnish with cilantro. Serve hot with roasted papad and pickle. Enjoy!