Instant Pot Quinoa Khichdi is a healthy take on a traditional Indian comfort food. It is prepared in an Instant Pot with rice and lentils, spiced with turmeric, paprika, and a hint of cinnamon and cloves. —WarriorInTheKitchen
whole dry chili peppers
cinnamon stick, broken into pieces
mustard seeds (rai)
mung (moong) dal
In This Recipe
Wash and strain quinoa and mung dal and set aside.
Press 'Saute' mode on Instant Pot.
Add avocado oil, dry chili pepper, cinnamon stick pieces, cloves, cumin seeds, and mustard seeds.
Once heated, the mustard seeds will 'pop'. Add the washed and strained quinoa and dal.
Add water, salt and turmeric and mix well.
Close the lid on the IP. Press 'Cancel' and then 'Multigrain'. Set time to 12 min. Move valve to 'Sealing' position.