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Vegetable khichdi

Swati Das Patnaik
20 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Vegetable khichdi RECIPE

Spiced moong daal khichdi with mixed vegetables.I love this khichdi, my nani's signature dish.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Pressure Cook
  • Main Dish
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. ½ cup moong dal..
  2. ½ cup rice, you can add any rice, regular short or medium grained rice or even basmati
  3. 1 small to medium sized onion/pyaaz, finely chopped
  4. 1 medium sized tomato/tamatar, chopped
  5. ½ inch ginger/adrak, finely chopped or grated
  6. 1/2 cup green peas
  7. 1/2 cup carrot chopped
  8. 1 potato chopped
  9. 1 small green mirch/hari mirch, chopped
  10. ¾ tsp cumin seeds/jeera
  11. ¼ tsp turmeric powder/haldi
  12. Pinch of asafoetida/hing
  13. 3.5 cups water - for a more thin consistency, add 4 to 4.5 cups water
  14. 1.5 tbsp oil or ghee
  15. salt as required
  16. 3-4 beans chopped


  1. Rinse and wash moong lentils and rice together, soak both of them for 30 minutes in water.
  2. Hat 2 tbsp ghee or oil in pressure cooker. add cumin. when cumin splutters then add onions.
  3. Saute onions till translucent. no need to make onions light brown or golden brown.
  4. Once the onions becomes translucent, then add tomatoes, green chilli and ginger.
  5. Stir and add turmeric powder and asafoetida. saute till the tomatoes softens.
  6. Then add all vegetables..saute for 5 minutes.
  7. Drain the rice and moong lentils and add them to the pressure cooker.
  8. Stir for a minute. pour with water and season with salt.
  9. Close the lid tightly and pressure cook the khichdi on a high flame for 6-7 whistles.
  10. Once the khichdi is cooked then top it with ghee while serving. (optional)

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