Oats Khichdi

Oats Khichdi

Prep: 7 hours

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: American

Call it khichdi or call it porridge the end result is delicious


  • Oats 1½ cups
  • Oil 2 tsps
  • Cumin seeds ½ tsp
  • Mustard seeds ½ tsp
  • Medium onion, chopped 1
  • Green chillies, chopped 3 to 4
  • Medium tomato, chopped 1
  • Turmeric powder ¼ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sprouted green grams (soaked overnight) ¼ cup
  • Mixed vegetables (carrot, French beans, Green peas), boiled ½ cup
  • Pure ghee 1 tsp


  • Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, onion and green chillies and saute on medium heat till the onion browns.
  • Add tomato and saute till it becomes pulpy. Add turmeric powder, salt, sprouted green grams, mixed vegetables, mix well and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add oats and mix well. Add 3 cups water and mix well. Cover the cooker, increase heat, and cook under pressure till 2 whistles are given out.
  • Let the pressure reduce completely, open the lid and transfer the khichdi into a serving bowl. Drizzle ghee on top and serve hot.