Last updated on May 16th, 2019
Healthy oats khichdi recipe with veggies is a perfect breakfast loaded with goodness of oats and veggies. You can make this comforting khichdi easily in pressure cooker in 20 minutes. Use as many veggies as you can to make this khichdi with oats filling and delicious. Here is the easy step by step oats khichdi recipe
Sharing a very delicious and healthy one pot oats khichdi recipe with oats, moong dal and mix vegetables. Along with moong dal you can also add some chana dal and toor dal.
If you like oats but not as bland cereal with milk you can try some of the tasty India oats recipes. I have shared few Indian oats recipes like oats idli, oats dosa, paniyaram with oats, oats ladoo etc here. This easy khichdi is one more addition to the category.
This Oats Khichdi Recipe
Is vegan, gluten free and healthy
Loaded with veggies
Flavorful and delicious
One pot meal in 30 minutes
I recently purchased a pack of organic steel cut oats for making granola and also made this easy oats khichdi. This is a super simple recipe that you can make in one pot or use a pressure cooker to cook it even faster. I usually make khichdi with quick cooking oats also. Just adjust water quantity accordingly.
Apart from serving as breakfast I also serve this as quick fix lunch or dinner. Steaming hot khichdi with pickle is a soul satisfying dinner. This is a very filling option too that you can easily make in large volumes even for guests.
This is one of the very easy yet wholesome nutritious meal that you can make in no time. I love such one pot meals where you can add veggies, lentils and grain easily without fuss that also tastes good. Perfect win win recipe to make and eat 🙂
Which Vegetables Can I Add in Khichdi?
To make oats khichdi recipe I usually follow my regular rice khichdi recipe. Along with moong dal I just use oats instead of rice.
I always add veggies like carrots, beans, peppers while making khichdi or upma. So here in this recipe also I have added loads of veggies to make it delicious and wholesome.
You can add carrots, beans, peas, corn etc in this khichdi recipe. On the other hand you can make this recipe totally without veggies or just onions and tomatoes.
Serve oats khichdi piping hot with curd, pickle or papad. You can serve this to babies over 9 months, toddlers and kids. While making for babies make it slightly mushy by adding more water.
If you are looking for yummy wholesome and nutritious winter meals you should totally cook vegetable oats khichdi now.
How To Make Oats Khichdi Recipe Step by Step
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pressure cooker. Temper with cumin seeds, minced ginger garlic, curry leaves. Add chopped onions and saute well.
Next add the chopped mix vegetables and saute well.
Add measured and rinsed moong dal and oats. Mix well.
Add water and season with salt and turmeric powder. Close the lid and pressure cook for 4-6 whistles. Once done add chopped cilantro leaves and lemon juice.
Mix well and serve hot.
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I hope you will try this oats khichdi recipe and enjoy as much as we did.
Oats Khichdi Recipe
- 2 tablespoons oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
- 1/2 inch minced ginger
- 2 cloves garlic peeled and minced
- 10 curry leaves
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 1/2 cup chopped carrots
- 1/2 cup green peas
- 1/2 cup chopped beans
- 1/2 cup corn kernels
- 1/2 cup moong dal
- 1 cup rolled oats or quick cooking oats
- 3 cups water
- salt to taste
- 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 2 tablespoons coriander leaves
- Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a pressure cooker. Temper with cumin seeds, minced ginger garlic, curry leaves. Add chopped onions and saute well.
- Next add the chopped mix vegetables and saute well.
- Add measured and rinsed moong dal and oats. Mix well.
Add water and season with salt and turmeric powder. Close the lid and pressure cook for 4-6 whistles. Once done add chopped cilantro leaves and lemon juice. Mix well and serve hot.