When the temperature drops down all i can think for dinner is the comforting soup and bread .Today is one of those days i decided to make soup which is wholesome.You will get an amazing flavor from the spice powder mixes you add here.So what are you waiting for ? go ahead and try this delicious lentil soup in your instant pot.
Having instant pot is definitely a bliss when you have a toddler @ home ,all you need to do just throw in the ingredients and let the instant pot do the rest.
Still thinking is it worth ? Yes 200 % .
Indian lentil soup
Pressure : High Mode : Saute,Soup Cooking Time : 30 minutes(Soup mode ) ,Less than 5 minutes (Saute mode)Vent : Sealed Pressure Release : Natural
- 2 tbsp Olive Oil
- 10 nos Shallots Finely Chopped
- 1 no Tomato Finely chopped
- 5 pods Garlic - 5 Finely Chopped
- 1 inch Ginger Finely Chopped
- 1 Fistful Red Lentil
- 1/2 Cup Green Moong Dal
- Salt - to taste
- 1 tsp Garam Masala
- 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1 tsp Cumin Powder
- 3 cups Frozen Vegetable Costco
- 1/4 cup Frozen Lima Beans
- 4 cups Water 2 Cups + 2 Cups
- 3 tbsp Cilantro finely Chopped
Switch on the instant pot and turn SAUTE mode.
Once it displays HOT add olive oil,garlic and ginger .SAUTE till garlic turns light brown.
Add shallots and wait for it to turn light brown ,add tomatoes and saute for 1 minute.
Switch OFF the SAUTE mode and turn on SOUP mode and SET it to '30 minutes'.
Add the vegetables,lima beans,red lentil,green moong dal,salt,garam masala,turmeric powder,Coriander Powder ,Cumin Powder and 4 cups of water.
Close the lid and make sure the vent in sealing position and let it cook for '30 minutes'.
Once done switch off the instant pot and unplug .Let the pressure release natural.
Open the lid and add 2 cups of water and cilantro.Mix it well and serve with some croutons or bread tossed with some ghee(clarified butter)and italian seasoning .