A staple in Indian homes, daal is a healthy lentil dish made in ghee with healthy and whole some ingredients like tomatoes, garlic and spinach
Vegan & Vegetarian
cut into halves
(split and skinned greenor split red lentils or yellow pigeon peas)
Turn Instant Pot on Saute mode. Once the “hot” sign displays, add ghee. Add cumin and cook for 30 seconds.
Add turmeric, green chilies, garlic and curry leaves. Mix well.
Add tomatoes, lentils, salt and
of water. Give a quick stir.
Close Instant Pot with pressure valve to sealing. Set Instant Pot to Manual at high pressure for 15 minutes.
When time is up allow natural pressure release, or do quick release, after about 5 minutes of natural pressure release.
of water to bring the lentils to desired consistency.
Blend the daal using immersion blender. Add chopped Spinach and mix well.
Cook on Sauté until the daal comes to a gentle boil.
Turn the Instant Pot off by pressing Cancel. Add more water if required. Adjust salt to taste.
Serve hot with steamed basmati rice.
Note: Everyone has a different consistency they like for the daal. Adjust water to your liking. This recipe was tested using
4- 5 cups
of water and turned out fantastic.