Achari Paneer Quinoa Khichadi

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This delicious, super-healthy quinoa khichadi is a great meal-in-one; it makes an ideal vegetarian option at the dinner table.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time7 hours
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time7 hours 30 minutes
Served AsLunch
Recipe TasteSalty
Servings - 2


  • 3/4 Cup Quinoa soaked overnight
  • 1/4 Cup Moong Dal split skinless
  • 2 tbsp Desi Ghee
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seed
  • 1 Pinch Asafoetida
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 Cup Carrot chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Cabbage chopped
  • 1/4 Cup Coriander chopped
  • 400 gm Paneer
  • 3 tbsp Mustard Oil
  • 1 tbsp Masala achari
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp Salt or as per taste


  • Cut paneer slab in 1 cm thick slices.
  • In a bowl mix mustard oil, achari masala, ginger garlic paste, lemon juice and salt.
  • Gently massage paneer slices with this achari mixture and allow it to sit for minimum 2 hours.
  • Wash soaked quinoa and moong dal 2-3 times with clean water.
  • In a pressure cooker, heat ghee. Add cumin seeds, asafoetida, green chilli, grated ginger and turmeric.
  • Add quinoa, moong dal, chopped carrot, cabbage and salt along with 3 1/3 cups water.
  • Pressure cook for 4-5 whistles.
  • Heat a non-stick pan. Brush with oil. Place paneer slices and cook for 30 seconds on both sides.
  • To serve, arrange paneer slices such that it forms a well shape. Pour quinoa khichadi inside the well and garnish with chopped coriander.
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