Panchmel Dal 5-Lentil Soup

Easy to make

High in Protein and Fiber

Fragrant and Tasty

Main Ingredients

Gram Dal

Black Gram Lentil

Red lentils

Green Gram Lentils

Toor Dal


Step 1

Wash the lentils with water and keep aside.

Step 2

Start the instant pot in sauté mode and heat the ghee/oil in it. Add cumin seeds, cloves, dry whole red chilies, green chili and asafoetida. Cook for 30 seconds.

Step 3

Then add diced onion and grated ginger. Saute until onions are translucent for about 3 minutes.

Step 4

Now add tomatoes and saute for 3 minutes until tomatoes are soft and mushy. Add all the spices and give it a stir.

Step 5

Add washed lentils and water. Press CANCEL and close the instant pot lid with vent in sealing position.

Step 6

PRESSURE COOK mode for 8 minutes and let the pressure release naturally (NPR).

Step 7

Open lid, add garam masala and lime juice.

Garnish with cilantro and serve. Enjoy!

Step 8

 And it's ready!

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