Instant Pot Quinoa Khichdi Recipe

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Juanita Craig Modified: March 23, 2022
Instant Pot Quinoa Khichdi Recipe

How To Make Instant Pot Quinoa Khichdi

Enjoy a tasty South Asian dish with our Instant Pot Quinoa Khichdi Recipe! Serve some spicy quinoa goodness to loved ones with this easy to make recipe.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tbspavocado oil
  • 2wholechili peppersdry
  • 4wholecloves
  • ½cinnamon stickbroken into pieces
  • ½tspcumin seeds
  • ½tspblack mustard seeds
  • ¾cupquinoa
  • ¾cupmungmoong dal
  • ½tspturmeric
  • 1tspsaltadjust according to taste


  1. Wash and strain quinoa and mung dal then set aside.

  2. Press ‘Saute’ mode on Instant Pot.

  3. Add avocado oil, dry chili pepper, cinnamon stick pieces, cloves, cumin seeds, and mustard seeds.

  4. Once heated, the mustard seeds will ‘pop.’ At this point, add the washed and strained quinoa and dal.

  5. Add water, salt, and turmeric and mix well. Once done, close the lid on the Instant Pot.

  6. Press ‘Cancel’ and then ‘Multigrain’. Set time to 12 minutes.

  7. Move valve to ‘Sealing’ position and let cook.

  8. Serve hot. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 197.71kcal
  • Fat: 4.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.53g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.10g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.18g
  • Carbohydrates: 31.69g
  • Fiber: 6.17g
  • Sugar: 2.53g
  • Protein: 9.57g
  • Sodium: 152.01mg
  • Calcium: 51.63mg
  • Potassium: 501.88mg
  • Iron: 3.17mg
  • Vitamin A: 9.12µg
  • Vitamin C: 22.83mg
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