Rice : Water ratio for cooking in an Instant Pot Electric Pressure Cooker is 1:1½.
Firstly, take the rice and lentils into same bowl, wash them thoroughly and add water up to the level they are soaked well. Set the bowl aside.
Switch on the gadget, set to SAUTE MODE for 3 mins.
Add the cooking oil / ghee, whole cumin, whole pepper, black pepper powder, curry leaves, slit green chillies, chopped ginger, cashew nuts and turmeric powder. Sauté them until the cashew nuts turn light brown in colour.
Add the mixed vegetables and salt. Mix everything.
Drain the water from the soaked rice & lentils. Transfer the rice, lentils to the pot. Add fresh water (for cooking) into the cooker vessel.
Mix throughout gently, but be careful not to break the rice.
Close the lid of the cooker, close the valve, set to RICE MODE, under high pressure (OR) set to PRESSURE COOK mode, under high pressure for 5 mins.
Release the pressure naturally (NPR) & open the lid.
Using a fork, fluff up the rice gently, garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Done!!
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