Rinse broken wheat and split moong dal thoroughly in cold running water 2-3 times and keep aside.
Heat oil in a pressure cooker on low heat.
2 tbsp sunflower oil
Add mustard and cumin seeds, and allow them to pop & sizzle.
¼ tsp mustard seeds, ¼ tsp cumin seeds
Add onion and sauté until translucent.
1 small red onion
Add turmeric and red chili powder, and sauté on low heat for 10 seconds.
¼ tsp turmeric powder, 1 tsp red chili powder
Add all the vegetables - green peas, potato, and carrot, plus salt and sauté for a minute.
150 gm green peas, 1 small potato, 200 gm diced carrot, salt to taste
Transfer rinsed broken wheat and moong dal into the cooker, sauté for 30 seconds, and pour water.
100 gm broken wheat, 40 gm split mung dal, 400 ml water
Lastly, add cilantro and allow the water to come to a boil.
Close the cooker lid and pressure cook until 3 whistles on medium heat.
Turn off and allow the pressure to release naturally. Then give the khichadi a good mix. Check the consistency and adjust if necessary. And taste for salt and adjust that too if necessary.
salt to taste
Serve warm and delicious khichadi with a tbsp of ghee on top. Enjoy!