oats khichdi

Oats cooked with a lot of vegetables make a nutritious khichdi, which is very helpful for weight loss and a perfect health.
1 cup Quacker oats
1 cup Yellow Moong dhal
1 cup onions.(finely chopped)
2 Tomatoes.(finely chopped)
1 cup chopped carrot, capsicum & beans and  peas,
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Chili powder.
1 tsp Coriander powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
1/4 tsp Asafetida.
1/4 Mustard seeds
1/4 Cumin seeds
Curry leaves .
Salt as per taste


First wash the yellow moong dal under running cold water till water runs clear.
Soak them in enough water for 15-20 minutes and then drain the water. Meantime prep other ingredients for khichdi.
Heat the oil in a pressure cooker on medium heat. Once hot add Asafetida.& mustard seeds and let them pop. Then add cumin seeds and let them sizzle.Now add curry leaves. It may splutter.
Immediately add chopped onions fry till it turns pink color
Now add ginger paste and green chili.Cook for a minute or till the raw smell of ginger goes away.
Add rest of the veggies (tomato, peas,capsicum,beans, carrot). Mix well ..cook for a minute or two

Now Add red chili powder, turmeric powder, Garam masala &coriander powder and salt.

Stir well cook for a minute then add oats & drained moong dal ..Mix well add water
Cover the pressure cooker with lid, put the weight on. Cook it for 2 whistles on medium heat. After that turn off the stove and let the pressure go down by itself. Then open the lid. You will notice the dal is almost mushy and khichdi has thick runny consistency.

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot…..