Perfect butter Khichdi Made Easy with Avias's Pressure Cooker

Butter Khichdi is a delicious Indian dish that combines rice, lentils (dals), vegetables, and spices, cooked together with Avias Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker to create a flavorful and wholesome meal. It's known for its rich and comforting taste due to the use of ghee (clarified butter) and a blend of aromatic spices.

The dish is often enjoyed as a one-pot meal and is a popular choice during festivals, special occasions, or even as a quick and hearty meal at home. The use of ghee and spices enhances the flavors and adds a wonderful depth to the dish.

While Khichdi itself is a staple in many Indian households, the "Butter Khichdi" variation you mentioned seems to be a more indulgent version that incorporates ghee for an added layer of richness.


- 1/2 cup rice

- 1/4 cup toor dal

- 1/8 cup red masoor dal

- 1/8 cup yellow mogar dal

- 2 tbsps Ghee

- 1 tsp cumin seeds

- 1 tsp mustard seeds

- Chopped green chillies (to taste)

- 8-10 curry leaves

- 1/4 cup each of onions, carrots, potatoes, and tomatoes

- 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder

- 1/4 tsp coriander powder

- 1/2 tsp red chilly powder

- 1/8 tsp garam masala

- 1/2 tsp sambar masala

- 4 cups of water


  1. Rinse rice and dals, then soak for 20-30 mins. Drain.
  2. In a pot or pressure cooker, add soaked rice, dals, 4 cups of water, and a pinch of salt. Cook until soft.
  3. In a pan, heat ghee. Add cumin and mustard seeds. When they splutter, add green chillies and curry leaves.
  4. Add chopped vegetables and sauté till they start to soften.
  5. Add turmeric, coriander, red chilly powder, and garam masala. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  6. Add the tempered mixture to the cooked rice and dal. Mix.
  7. Sprinkle sambar masala and mix.
  8. Simmer the khichdi for 10-15 mins on low heat, stirring occasionally.
  9. Adjust consistency with hot water if needed.
  10. Turn off the heat.
  11. Serve hot, topped with ghee.

In short, if you want to make the most delicious Butter Khichdi, consider using Avias Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker. This cooker is designed to cook rice and lentils perfectly, giving your khichdi the right texture. It controls the temperature and pressure, making sure all the spices and veggies blend together for amazing flavors. With Avias Pressure Cooker, you'll create a fantastic Butter Khichdi that truly captures the comforting taste of Indian cuisine.
Enjoy your Butter Khichdi!

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