Instant Pot Kitchari

This comforting Instant Pot Kitchari Rice and Lentil Porridge are very close to my heart my mother makes Kitchari my childhood time especially when topped with lots of ghee. there are many verities of Kitchari

Instant Pot Kitchari Recipe

Today I make my Kitchari in very simple ingredients, the main two being basmati rice and small yellow lentils ( Moong Dal ). I am using a few simple spices and plenty of ghee.

You’re making this as part of a meal, you can really serve it with anything. You can serve it with a meat-based curry, vegetables, and side of (Indian pickles) you love this hot lentil rice dish!

Instant Pot Kitchari
Ingredients
  • In an Instant Pot, press the sauté button, add dry yellow lentils ( moong dal ) dry fry 7 to 8 min. until lentils light golden and smoky smile. take it all lentils in a bowl.
  • Now lentils and rice mix together, wash and soak 20 min in water.
  • Add the ghee or oil in ( Instant Pot )  Allow it a minute to heat up, add chopped onion lightly golden fry, now add all whole spices, saute 3 min. then add ginger garlic paste mix.
  • Add soak rice with lentils, mix very well.
  • Add 6 cups hot water mix, add salt.
  • and Secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 20 minutes at high pressure.
  • Naturally, release pressure for 20 minutes. Open the valve to release any remaining pressure.

After 20 min my Instant Pot Kitchari ( rice and lentil porridge ) is ready to serve with (Indian pickles) TAMATAR KI CHUTNEY PAKISTANI

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Instant Pot Kitchari

Instant Pot Kitchari

This comforting Instant Pot Kitchari (Rice and Lentil Porridge) is very close to my heart. my mother makes Kitchari my childhood time. especially when topped with lots of ghee. there are many verities of Kitchari.

  • Author: Benazir’s kitchen
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30
  • Category: Lunch
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
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Ingredients

  • 3 cup Basmati rice, soaked for 1530 minutes
  • 2 cup  Yellow lentils ( moong dal )
  • 1 tbsp Whole Cumin Seeds
  • 3  Whole Black Cardamom 
  • 1 tsp Whole Black Peppercorn
  • 2  Stick Cinnamon  
  • 4 Whole Cloves
  • 1/2 cup Oil
  • 1 tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Onion Chopped
  • 3 Fresh Green Chili
  • Salt To Taste
  • 5 cups Water

Instructions

  • In an Instant Pot, Press the sauté button, add dry yellow lentils ( moong dal ) dry fry 7 to 8 min. until lentils lighth golden and smoky smile. take it all lentils in a bowl.
  • Now lentils and rice mix togather, wash and soak 20 min in water.
  • Add the ghee or oil in ( Instant Pot )  Allow it a minute to heat up, add chopped onion lightly golden fry, now add all whole spices, saute 3 min. then add ginger garlic paste mix.
  • Add soak rice with lentils, mix very well.
  • Add 6 cups hot water mix, add salt.
  • and Secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 20 minutes at high pressure.
  • Naturally release pressure for 20 minutes. Open the valve to release any remaining pressure.
  • After 20 min my Instant Pot Kitchari ( rice and lentil porridge ) is ready serve with (Indian pickles).

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6

Keywords: Instant Pot Kitchari (Rice and Lentil Porridge)

Benazir's kitchen

Hi, my name is Benazir I live in the United Kingdom. My hobby and passion making Asian traditional family recipes for masala ( spice mix ) blend .all recipe is my own recipe very tasty and its easy to cook some of my recipes are from my mum its too tasty .my kids and my husband like my food. you should try at home.

Cooking has always been my passion .when I was a little girl I love to cook, spending hours in the kitchen with my mother, making a mess but delicious traditional Pakistani recipes, using authentic, seasonal, fresh ingredients and preparing everything from scratch. Today I am still that same girl playing in the kitchen;

I like to experiment with different tastes and textures, tingling from the Asian culinary culture to create my own personal recipes. However, I try to remain faithful to the authentic traditions, flavors, and ingredients.

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