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Instant Pot Lentil Spinach Curry.

Instant Pot Lentil Spinach Curry You can cook Instant Pot Lentil Spinach Curry using 16 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Instant Pot Lentil Spinach Curry

  1. It's 3/4 cup of Moong dal (yellow lentil).
  2. You need 1 cup of Baby Spinach.
  3. Prepare 1 tbsp of Olive oil.
  4. You need 1 tbsp of Butter.
  5. Prepare 1/2 of Onion chopped.
  6. It's 1/2 of Tomato finely diced(optional).
  7. Prepare 1 tbsp of Minced ginger garlic.
  8. You need 2-3 cups of Water.
  9. It's 1 tsp of Turmeric.
  10. Prepare 1-2 tsp of Salt.
  11. You need 1 tsp of Mustard Seeds.
  12. You need 1 tsp of Cumin seeds.
  13. You need 1 tsp of Garam Masala.
  14. You need 1/2 tsp of Black pepper powder.
  15. It's 1/4 tsp of Asafoetida/Hing(Optional).
  16. It's of Chopped Cilantro.

Instant Pot Lentil Spinach Curry instructions

  1. Wash the lentils thoroughly and keep them drained..
  2. Keep the Instant Pot on Sauté mode.Once hot,add oil and butter.Add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and when they start spluttering,add the chopped onions and ginger garlic..
  3. When the onions become soft, add turmeric,salt,hing and black pepper along with 1/4 cup water and cook for another 2 minutes..
  4. When oil separates from the masala, add the lentils and 2 cups water into the inner pot..
  5. Close the IP lid and keep the steam release handle to Sealing position.Pressure cook for 4 minutes..
  6. Once done, open the lid using quick release.Stir the lentils and if the mixture is thick, add some water and let it simmer for a minute.Mash the lentils using a spoon to get a smooth consistency..
  7. Now add the spinach leaves and diced tomatoes and pressure cook for another 2 minutes and once done,open the lid using quick release..
  8. Add little water as required if the curry is too thick..
  9. Sprinkle some garam masala and chopped cilantro..
  10. Serve the curry hot along with some Rice..
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