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Roasted cashews are topping this Instant Pot Dal.

Instant Pot Dal

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 12
  • Total Time: 17 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Indian, Dinner, Lunch
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian

Description

This Instant Pot Dal is super easy to make, protein rich, and naturally vegan. The best part is that you only need a handful of simple ingredients to turn this into an easy dinner that the family will ask you to make again and again.


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Ingredients

  • 4.5 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1.5 cups onions chopped
  • 4 tomatoes, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbs sesame oil
  • salt, pepper to taste
Optional add ons:
  • 1/4 cup cashews roasted
  • 2 tsp ginger
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 chilis, finely chopped

Instructions

  1. First add sesame oil, minced garlic, onions to the instant pot. Use the sauté function for around 2 minutes.
  2. Now add vegetable broth, lentils, tomatoes, and optional chilis, ginger, cumin, garlic powder. Cover the lid and use high pressure setting for 10 minutes. Do not forget to seal your instant pot.
  3. After 10 minutes open it, give everything a mix, and season if you like with a pinch of salt and pepper. Garnish with roasted cashews, serve finally on plates or in bowls.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 198
  • Sugar: 9.9 g
  • Sodium: 296 mg
  • Fat: 7.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 5.9 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.4 g
  • Fiber: 7.1 g
  • Protein: 7.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: vegetarian Indian food, vegen recipes, instant pot dinner, easy meals