Instant Pot Moong Daal Fry / Split Yellow Lentils Soup
Moong Dal Tadka or Split Yellow Lentils Soup made in instant pot. A simple yet flavorful yellow dal tempered with cumin, garlic and spices. This is a mild everyday lentil enjoyed with rice.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Start the instant pot in sauté mode and heat oil in it. Add cumin seeds and asafoetida.
Once the cumin seeds start to change color, add the onions, garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
Add tomatoes, turmeric, red chili powder and salt. Stir and saute for 2 minutes.
Add the washed dal and water. Stir it all up. Pressure Cancel and close the lid with vent in sealing position.
Change the instant pot setting to manual or pressure cook mode at high pressure for for 4 mins. After the instant pot beeps, let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes, then release the pressure manually (5 minute NPR).
Garnish with cilantro and stir. Optionally, sprinkle the juice of half a lemon and some garam masala. Moong Dal is ready to be served.
Calories: 218kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 602mg | Potassium: 536mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 245IU | Vitamin C: 6.2mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 4.1mg