Instant Pot Hearty Brown Lentil Soup

It is a very healthy soup that is cooked in Instant pot and is a treat for lentil lovers. It has an exquisite taste and flavoursome aroma.

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Instant Pot Hearty Brown Lentil Soup

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword baby spinach, brown lentils/ masoor dal, Hearty Brown Lentil Soup
Prep Time 6 minutes
Cook Time 21 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 171 kcal


  • 1 cup brown lentils/masoor dal
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 carrots cut into small pieces
  • 3 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 2 stalks celery cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups baby spinach packed
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp thyme dried
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp sumac
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Add oil, garlic and onions in the inner pot of Instant pot. Select “Sauté”.

  2. After 1 minute, add carrots, celery and all the spices along with thyme.

  3. Now, add broth and lentils in the inner pot. Stir gently.

  4. Press “Cancel” and close the lid of Instant pot.

  5. Press “Soup” and cook for about 20 minutes on LOW pressure.

  6. Release the pressure naturally through the steam vent and press “Cancel”.

  7. Open the lid and stir in lemon juice and spinach.

  8. Dish out and serve hot.

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