Instant pot Masoor Dal  (Red lentils dal)


Red lentils Tomato Aromatics Indian spices Oil 

Prep work

Rinse the lentils and keep them aside. Chop the veggies, tomato, and onions.

Step 1

Start the instant pot in saute mode. Add oil, cumin, mustard, curry leaves, and garlic.

Step 2

Add finely chopped onions and let it cook for a couple of minutes.

Step 3

Now add the chopped tomatoes and mix them well.

Step 4

 Add veggies and spice powders. Mix everything well and make sure that it isn't burnt.

Step 5

Add rinsed red lentils.

Step 6

Add water to the Instant pot inner pot. Start the Instant pot in manual mode and cook for 4 minutes on high pressure.

Step 7

Once the Instant pot finishes cooking, wait for 10 minutes and carefully release the pressure.

Step 8

 Stir the red lentils and garnish the dal with finely chopped cilantro and a dash of lime juice

Step 9

The delicious Instant pot red lentil dal is ready to serve with piping hot basmati rice .

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