Press the SAUTE button in the IP & set it to NORMAL.
Add ghee & when it's moderately hot throw in the whole cumin seeds + the bay leaf. Allow them to sizzle for a few seconds.
Now, add the onions & saute for 1 min.
Add the carrots, green beans & peas (if using fresh green peas). Saute for about 1 minute. Add the tomatoes & mix in.
Next, add the ginger & mix in. Add the spices too & saute until fragrant. It should take you another minute or so.
Now, add the rinsed quinoa + moong dal. Mix well with the rest of the ingredients.
Pour water. Press the CANCEL button in the IP. Close the lid of the IP & set the valve to sealing position.
Next, press the PRESSURE COOK button & set it to HIGH for 4 mins.
After 4 mins when the IP begins to beep DO NOT do a QPR (Quick pressure release) instead wait for NPR (natural pressure release) for 2-3 mins. Than, release the rest of the pressure & open the lid carefully.
Serve the Quinoa moong dal khichdi hot. Garnish with generous amount of ghee & chopped cilantro. Enjoy!