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Oats Moong Dal Khichdi

Healthy Oats Khichdi.. A combination of fibrous oats and protein rich Split Yellow Moong Lentils for a simple and comforting meal.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dinner, Lunch, Main
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Healthy Khichdi, No Rice Khichdi
Servings: 2
Author: Swati


  • 1/2 Cup Quick Rolled Oats
  • 1/2 Cup Split Yellow Moong Dal
  • Ginger(small piece)
  • 1/4 Cup Carrots and Peas or Mixed Vegetables
  • 1 tsp Cumin See1ds/Jeera
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 1 tsp Desi Ghee
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • Salt as per taste


  • Wash and soak Moong Dal for 10 minutes.
  • In pressure cooker, add ghee/oil when the oil is hot, add cumin seeds.
  • Once seeds crackle, add turmeric powder and green chillies and ginger. 
  • Drain water from dal and add to the cooker with oats. Saute for 2 minutes, till it gives aroma, 
  • Add 1.5 cups of water and salt. Mix and close the lid. Cook Khichdi till two whistles.
  • Let the pressure from cooker release naturally. Check for the doneness of Khichdi. Adjust the quantity of water of the khichdi is too thick . Cook on medium flame, till the water dries off to the desired consistency, 
  • You can add desi ghee before having it. Serve it hot as this khichdi gets can get thick after keeping for a few hours.
  • This can be served with any raita, buttermilk or even plain yogurt.