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Instant Pot Indian red lentils

Categories: Indian  
Submitted by:Brady

Best lentils


1 cupred lentils (masoor dal)
1onion, diced
1 tspolive oil
2-3 tspbutter
2 tspground cumin seed
0.25 tspground coriander seed
0.25 tspground turmeric
0.25 tspgarlic powder
0.25 tspaleppo pepper powder (or blend paprika+cayenne)
0.25 tspchili flakes
3 cupsstock or broth or water


  1. Set Instant Pot to saute. Cook onions in oil and butter until soft and starting to caramelize
  2. Add spices and cook for about a minute
  3. Add lentils, mix well
  4. Add broth, stir
  5. Close lid and steam valve. Hit "Manual", set to High Pressure for 12 minutes
  6. After cooking, leave for 12 minutes, then open steam valve, then lid.
  7. Salt and pepper to taste.