Looking for lunch or dinner ideas ? Here is a perfect list of 20+ Indian Lentil/Dal and Beans Instant Pot Pressure Cooker recipes to add a variety of plant based proteins to your diet.They’re so easy to prepare in the electric pressure cooker in less than 30 minutes.
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I have prepared all these dishes in my electric pressure cooker, Instant Pot DUO60 6 QT.If you don’t have the instant pot, you can still make these Indian Lentil and Beans recipes in your stovetop pressure cooker.
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Here are few Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Lentil & Beans Recipes
Let’s have a look at the 20+ Instant Pot Lentil and Beans Recipes, which will offer you a variety of options:
Instant Pot Channa Masala|Punjabi Chole|Chickpea Curry is one-pot healthy ,protein-rich ,vegan and gluten free recipe cooked in a spicy, flavorful onion-tomato gravy along with few spices.
It is known as Sambaru or huli in Karnataka, Kuzhambu in Tamilnadu and Sambhar in North India due to different dialects but its preparation is same.
Instant Pot Dal Tadka | Indian Dal Fry with Rice is an easy one-pot pressure cooker recipe prepared with split pigeon peas lentils ,assorted spices and cooked with pot-in-pot rice
Black Eyed Peas Curry or Lobhia Masala Curry is a popular Punjabi curry which is heathy and delicious made using onion-tomato base and few spices. It is perfect to enjoy with some steaming basmati rice and This is a vegan, protein-rich, gluten-free and freezer-friendly! recipe made in pressure cooker.
Green Lentil Soup is a hearty, yet full-of-flavor lentil soup made with green lentils, carrots, celery, red bell pepper and indian spices. Delicious!
This Restaurant style Dal Makhani also known as Madras Lentils is a classic Punjabi recipe which is healthy ,protein-rich curry recipe made with whole urad dal and kidney beans ,cooked in a spicy, flavorful onion-tomato gravy along with few spices in an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker.It is best enjoyed with steamed basmati rice or roti ,naan.
Ridge Gourd Dal is a comforting and an easy one-pot pressure cooker recipe made with moong dal, ridge gourd, tomatoes , indian spices and cooked with pot-in-pot rice.
Moong dal payasam is a delicious south indian dessert made with moong dal, jaggery, cardamom ,ghee ,nuts and coconut milk in an Instant Pot.Perfect for any festival or celebration
Panchmel dal is Indian dal prepared with five varieties of lentils or dals and is a great accompaniment for Indian flatbreads, Bati , rice or jeera rice. If you literally translate the dish name, Panch meaning five and Mel meaning mix
Chana Dal is an easy Indian lentil recipe prepared with Chana Dal (also known as split chickpeas or bengal gram) ,assorted spices cooked in Instant pot pressure cooker or traditional Indian pressure cooker under 30 minutes.Its Vegan ,Gluten free.
It is a very popular breakfast/lunch recipe from Karnataka(South India). In kannada, bisi means hot, bele means lentil and bath means rice. It is a wholesome and nutrition packed one pot meal made with rice, lentils and mixed vegetables
Ven Pongal also known as Khara Pongal is a classic South Indian breakfast dish made with rice & yellow moong lentils in ghee along with few Indian spices.A hearty spicy porridge style dish to start your day on a healthy note and also perfect festive recipe & one pot healthy meal.
Moringa Leaves Dal recipe is a comforting and an easy one-pot pressure cooker recipe made with yellow split moong lentils, moringa leaves (drumstick leaves), tomatoes , indian spices in the Instant Pot or Stove top.
Moong Dal Tadka or Fry is a simple comforting Indian lentil recipe made from yellow moong lentils, onion, tomato and spices in instant pot pressure cooker or stove top.
Butternut Squash Dal curry recipe is a comforting and an easy dal made in Instant Pot pressure cooker with toor dal (split pigeon peas lentils), Butternut Squash, tomatoes , indian spices and cooked with pot-in-pot rice.This dal is vegan ,gluten free and pairs well with rice, quinoa, roti.
Masoor Dal|Red Lentils is a simple ,extremely delicious and comforting dal cooked in the Instant Pot with pot-in-pot basmati rice.This dal is vegan and gluten-free and pairs well with rice, quinoa, roti. You can also enjoy it as a soup.
Instant Pot Whole Green Moong Dal|Green Lentils Curry|Hesarukalu Palya is a simple vegan ,high protein and delicious subji or curry that can be served along with rotis ,chapatis or even rice.
Instant Pot Vegetable Khichdi|Mix Vegetable Lentil Rice is one-pot ultimate comfort food prepared with rice, dal/lentils, veggies and some basic spices.
Quinoa Bisibelebath Pressure Cooker recipe is a healthy , delicious one pot meal made with quinoa, lentils and mixed vegetables. It tastes amazing when served with Kara bhoondi ,potato chips or papad
INSTANT POT Spinach Dal|Dal Palak is an easy ,healthy one-pot pressure cooker recipe prepared with split pigeon peas lentils ,spinach ,assorted spices.This can be prepared in less than 30 minutes.This is a Vegan & gluten-free recipe.
Instant Pot Chole Biryani|Chickpea Biryani|Garbanzo Beans Biryani is a delicious and healthy variation for vegetable biryani.Its a one-pot dish and can be made in less than 30 minutes
Loaded with hearty vegetables, lentils and quinoa, this soup is very delicious and comfort food in each bite.We can also call it superfood and detox soup.Its Vegan ,Dairy Free & Gluten free.
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