Instant Pot Quinoa Khichdi

One-pot wholesome meal, this Quinoa Khichdi is a healthier spin on traditional Indian khichdi.

Made with quinoa and lentils, this khichdi is lightly spiced and packed with nutrition.

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Instant Pot Beginner’s Guide (Tips & FAQs)

    Hey guys, I am writing this post after getting a lot of requests to do one. So many of you reach out to me frequently on so many questions related to the Instant Pot so I thought it’s about time I do this post.

    While I can’t promise that this post answers all the questions, I hope this will be of some help if you are new to it.

    I have structured this post by answering questions which I most commonly get. But before I answer those, there has to be some introduction to the Instant Pot,...

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    Dal Tadka

    Lentils tempered with spices and ghee, this Dal Tadka is one of the most popular Indian dishes and also my personal favorite.

    This recipe uses burnt charcoal for that smokey flavor which makes the dal even more special!

    Whenever we would eat out in India (when I was little), we would always order 2 types of dal for the table – dal tadka and dal makhani.

    Most...

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    Jeera Aloo

    Jeera Aloo is a popular Indian side dish made with potatoes and cumin seeds!

    This simple recipe gets done in minutes and goes so well with a side of bread. You only need a handful of ingredients to make this Jeera Aloo.

    We are talking potatoes again! What do I do? I can’t help it because there are just too many Indian potato recipes and when I make them I feel like sharing them on the blog too especially if it’s as easy as this jeera...

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    Instant Pot Enchilada Rice

    Quick & easy Instant Pot Enchilada Rice gets done in less than 30 minutes!

    Perfect weeknight meal for busy days, it’s so flavorful, filling and cheesy!

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    Thandai

    Refreshing Indian drink, Thandai is made with nuts, saffron, rose water, fennel seeds, cardamom, peppercorns! 

    This homemade version is so much better than the Thandi you get in stores. 

    Holi, the festival of colors will be here soon and I am getting homesick as usual. I do miss home all the time but it’s during festivals that I get terribly homesick.

    No matter how much you try, these...

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    Aloo Palak

    Simple and healthy Aloo Palak is a vegan Indian dish where spinach and potatoes are cooked together with spices.

    My homemade version of aloo palak uses minimal spices making it so comforting. Tastes best with flatbread like roti or paratha! 

    Potato is added to a lot of Indian curries and gravies. I think we have this habit of adding potatoes to anything and everything.

    I think it’s a universal thing – the love for...

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    Chocolate Avocado Pudding with Maple Cinnamon Pecans

    This creamy Chocolate Avocado Pudding gets done in 10 minutes, is vegan and free of refined-sugar!

    Topped with crunchy maple cinnamon pecans, these are the perfect little treats for Valentine’s Day or just about any special occasion. 

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    Kadai Paneer

    Kadai Paneer – paneer (Indian cottage cheese) and bell peppers cooked in a spicy masala.

    This restaurant style Kadai Paneer gets its unique flavor from freshly ground spices like coriander and red chilies! Enjoy it with naan or paratha.

    Paneer is one of my husband’s favorite vegetable (if you consider it as a vegetable that is, Indians definitely do!) and green pepper or capsicum as we call it in India is...

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    Coconut Chutney

    Simple and easy Coconut Chutney – this popular Indian chutney pairs well with idli, dosa, vadas and so much more! Vegan.

    I have always maintained that I am huge fan South Indian food fan. I am a north Indian and my mom never really made south Indian food at home. 

    It was the occasional dosas that she would make and that too from store bought batter. We mostly ate south Indian...

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    Instant Pot Minestrone Soup

    This Instant Pot Minestrone Soup is super comforting on a cold winter day. One pot, gets done in 30 minutes! Vegan & gluten-free.

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    Soups are one thing I am most drawn to during winters. In fact, you can give me soup for dinner every...

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    Upma (Rava Upma)

    One of the most common Indian breakfast, Rava Upma or simply Upma is a savory porridge made with semolina and veggies. It makes a filling and satisfying meal, especially with a side of chai or filter coffee!

    Breakfast blues! I am sure I am not the only one who faces it. On most working days, my breakfast is a simple avocado toast or my favorite banana oatmeal.

    They are quick, easy and filling. Another breakfast...

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