Instant Pot Khichdi

Simple Sumptuous Cooking

With a short, information-packed video and step-by-step directions, learn how to make Masala Khichdi with the Instant Pot.

Let’s get started!

Use fresh ingredients


Add oil to the inner pot in Instant Pot and press the saute setting. As the oil heats up, add cumin seeds.

Saute and saute


Follow up by adding onions, grated ginger, and green chilies. Stir constantly for a minute.

Use fresh spices


Add tomatoes and continue to stir for at least a minute. Add all the spices and stir continuously for 1-2 minutes.

Add vegetables


Now add all veggies and salt and continue to mix them well to get an even coat of spices on the veggies.

Add Lentil and Rice


Add rinsed rice, lentil, and water. Give it a good stir one last time.



Close the lid of the instant pot and turn the steam release handle to the sealing position. Select the pressure cooking option and set the time for 7 minutes.

Enjoy Khichdi

Instant Pot Khichdi is ready! Mix and serve hot with your favorite chips or Indian pickles!