Instant Pot Mooli Dal – White Radish Lentil Soup

Let’s just cut to the chase: I’m here to tell you that this Instant Pot Mooli Dal – White Radish Lentil Soup is the easiest lentil recipe ever. Finally, get a family favorite meal on the table fast on week nights! Mooli dal might seem BORING, but….c’mon, imagine having veggies in the lentil soup that the kiddos can eat without complaining!  I am always looking at making fast and tasty meals, without too much effort. That’s when the instant pot …

Sookhi Palak Dal – Instant Pot Dry Spinach Lentil

A delicious Sookhi Palak Dal – Instant Pot Dry Spinach Lentil recipe to warm your soul. This dish is not like a stew or a soup but instead it is dry, and loaded with spinach. It doesn’t require onions or tomatoes and is very simple to put together real quickly in an instant pot. Sometimes, a simple recipe is all we need to satisfy our hearts! It literally takes about 20 minutes to make this. This simple lentil dish is …

Instant Pot Palak Dal – Spinach Lentil Soup

If you’re looking to ease up your meals and make something simple and quick, this one-pot healthy Instant Pot Palak Dal – Spinach Lentil Soup recipe is for you! It’s one of my all-time favorite dal and I hope you like it too.   The base for this lovely, everyday lentil soup is toor dal / arhar dal (pigeon pea lentil) coupled with hearty spinach (palak) for plenty of plant-based fiber and flavor.   In the actual recipe lentils and …

Instant Pot Amti Dal – Sweet and Sour Maharashtrian Dal

Instant Pot Amti Dal – Sweet and Sour Maharashtrian Dal is traditionally made with toor dal / arhar dal (pigeon pea lentil). If you have tried some of my other dal recipes like Sultani dal, or Methi dal you will find that those dals are of thick consistency. Those are North Indian/Punjabi dals and are meant to be thick. The consistency of this dal is supposed to be thin and slightly watery. In the original recipe the dal is pressure cooked …

Gujarati Khatti Meethi Dal – Instant Pot Sweet & Sour Lentils

This Gujarati Khatti Meethi Dal – Instant Pot Sweet & Sour Lentils – instant pot dal is the BOMB ya’ll. As the name suggests it is sweet and sour. If you have been following my previous posts you will notice that I make a lot of dal. It is a quick fix, packed with protein and is a complete meal with rice/roti, yogurt, and veggies on the side. I grew up eating a lot of Gujarati food. My closest friend …

Instant Pot Sambar / Instant Pot Tangy South Indian Lentil Soup

What is Sambar? Sambar is a stew made with vegetables and lentils. It is cooked with spices and tamarind. Sambar is a popular dish in Southern India. Sambar contains multiple vegetables, like okra, bottle gourd, drumsticks, eggplant, carrots, tomatoes, pumpkins, and several others. Sambar is a protein packed stew because it is made from lentils. It is high on fiber due to the variety of vegetables it contains. Sambar is usually served with steamed rice or idli (a savory rice …

Instant Pot Sultani Dal / Instant Pot Lentil Soup Made with Yogurt and Cream

What is Sultani dal? Sultani dal is a type of a Mughlai dal. This dal recipe originated from the nawabs of Uttar Pradesh, India. It is a rich and creamy dal with a smoky flavor to it. Mughlai food consists of recipes / food developed in Medieval India during the Mughal Empire. Mughlai food is very popular in the Northern part of India. Mughlai cuisine is flavorful, rich, and creamy. Sultani dal is made from toovar dal (split pigeon peas). …