Instant Pot Black Split Lentil Recipe





INGREDIANTS
  • 1 cup black split lentil / Black urad dal
  • 2 tbsp oil 
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds 
  • curry leaves 
  • 1 cup chopped onion 
  • 2 green chilies 
  • 1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste 
  • 1 cup chopped tomato 
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp red chili powder 
  • 1 to 2 tsp coriander powder 
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala powder 
  • 3 cups water 
  • chopped cilantro 
  • 1 tbsp creamy texture





STEP BY STEP VIDEO:



INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Soak black split lentil for 1 hour
  • Turn on instant pot saute mode.  Add oil when pot is hot.
  • Add cumin seeds, curry leaves - wait until it splutters.
  • Add chopped onion - saute until onion turns into light brown.
  • Add green chilies, ginger garlic paste and chopped tomato - saute until tomato gets soft.
  • Add soaked and drained dal, and mix.
  • Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder, and salt.
  • Add water. 1 cup dal : 3 cups of water
  • Close the lid with sealing position.
  • Cancel saute mode - set high pressure for 20 to 30 minutes.
  • Open the lid after natural pressure release.
  • Garnish with chopped cilantro and add whipping cream.
  • Delicious one pot black split urad dal curry is ready to eat with rice or roti.


NOTE:
  • Here I used Instant Pot 6 qt DUO.
  • This curry can be served with Rice or Roti.


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