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Easy Instant Pot Red Lentil Dal

Spiced with Madras curry, this red lentil dal takes only six minutes in the Instant Pot.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time6 mins
Total Time11 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: curry, dal, instant pot, lentils
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 232kcal
Author: Jenny



  • Place the onion, red lentils, chicken broth, salt and Madras curry into your pressure cooker. Pressure cook for six minutes, and then allow the pressure to release naturally. 
  • Puree with an immersion blender, and then serve warm with additional curry sauce.


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 599mg | Potassium: 507mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Vitamin C: 3.7mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3.5mg