Here's a recipe-in-the-works for Instant Pot® Spinach Dal – a tasty low-fat plant-based meal.
Instant Pot® Spinach Dal
- Instant Pot® Pressure Cooker
- 1 large onion - (red or yellow), chopped
- 3 cloves garlic - crushed
- 2 cups grape tomatoes
- 4 cups frozen spinach - (cut-leaf)
- 1.5 cups yellow split peas
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- ½ teaspoon Himalayan cooking salt
- 3 cups water
- Add all ingredients to the pressure cooker and stir to mix
- Close lid on Instant Pot® and make sure the pressure release valve is in the sealed position
- Press the 'Manual' button and adjust the cooking time to 18 minutes
- When the alarm indicates the cooking cycle is complete, press 'Cancel' to turn off the warming mode and allow pressure to release naturally (30 to 40 minutes)
- Once pressure is released, open the pressure cooker and stir the mixture with a large spoon – using the back of the spoon to mash the tomatoes
Instant Pot® Spinach Dal Review
Tasty Bite® microwavable meals inspired me to search for an Instant Pot® version of Spinach Dal. I adapted this recipe from one I found on Flavorrd.com. I'm still tweaking the details and would value your feedback. If you make this dish, please share your thoughts in the comments below. Any suggestions?
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