Instant Pot Chana Dal

A traditional Indian cuisine recipe. A great delight for vegetarian people too. Filled with amazing spices gives the best aroma. Tempering technique used is a great technique to add more taste which everyone loves.

Instant Pot Chana Dal
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Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course
Cuisine: Asian, Indian
Keyword: Chana Dal
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 3
  • 3/4 cup chanadal
  • 1 tomato
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • ¼ + 1/8 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 garlic chopped
  • 1 pinch hing
  • 2 dried red chilies
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • Add all ingredients except the tempering ones in the instant pot.
  • Close the lid of the instant pot and set the valve to sealing.
  • Set the instant pot to “Manual” at high pressure for 12 minutes, release the pressure naturally through steam vent.
  • Open the lid of the instant pot, give it a stir and press cancel.
  • Now select sauté.
  • For tempering heat a pan on the stove and add oil in it.
  • Add tempering ingredients and cook till garlic turns golden brown.
  • Remove pan from stove and add prepared tempering into the instant pot.
  • Give a stir, serve and enjoy.
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