Masala Khichdi Instant Pot | Guest post

Masala Khichdi Instant Pot | Guest post
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This Masala Khichdi in Instant pot recipe is by Carmen Devida, she is a member of Subbucooks Facebook group and a while ago I was supposed to post her recipe but was unable to post sooner.

Finally I am posting this recipe, I tried the recipe and it is really good. A must try if you like Khichdi, also I didn’t alter the recipe in anyway as I feel that it is not fair. 

For those who don’t know what Masala Khichdi is, it is a rice dish made from lentils,rice and vegetables. Perfect meal as itself or with spicy pickle.

Khichdi is a Indian comfort meal and all time favorite in any Indian household. It is best served Hot and works wonders on a really bad day, lifts up the mood and the spirits

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Masala Khichdi Instant Pot | Guest post

Prep Time8 minutes
Active Time25 minutes
Total Time33 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: masala khichdi
Author: Carmen Devida


Ingredients for Instant Pot

  • 1/2 cup split moong dal - washed till water runs clear
  • 1/2 cup Rice - washed
  • 1/2 cup vegetable of your choice - carrots,green beans etc
  • tsp Salt - or to taste
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 3 cups Water

Spice Mix Ingredients

  • 2 tbsps Ghee
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/8 tsp Hing or Asafoetida
  • 1.5 cups Tomato - finely chopped
  • 1 Green chili - finely chopped
  • 2 tsps Ginger - shredded
  • 2 tbsps Cilantro - chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Garam Masala


Instant pot instructions.

  • Place all the above mentioned "ingredients for Instant Pot" in Instant Pot, pressure cook for 4 minutes, natural release or release after 10 minutes.

Cooking spice mix

  • While moong dal & rice are cooking, prepare Spice Mix
  • Melt ghee in pan, medium heat. Add cumin seeds & mustard seeds when oil is hot enough for seeds to sizzle, and asafetida, brown for 30 seconds.
  • Add tomatoes, green chili, chili powder, salt and ginger.
    Cook on medium or medium low until tomatoes are soft and mushy. (about 5 minutes)
  • Add garam masala and chopped cilantro.

Assembling the Kitchdi

  • Combine Spice Mix with cooked moong dal & rice.
  • Garnish with more cilantro if you wish


I used frozen Lima beans and corn for Veggies.
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