Instant Pot Hearty Brown Lentil Soup

This Instant Pot Lentil Soup is a very healthy soup you an make in your pressure cooker and enjoy a get a delicious treat for lentil lovers.

It has an exquisite taste and an amazing aroma. Just like the Instant Pot chickpea curry, it’s also vegetarian and even vegan-friendly.

If you like this lentil recipe, you gonna like the Instant Pot Black Bean Soup as well.

Instant Pot Hearty Brown Lentil Soup
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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
  • 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
  • Add oil, garlic and onions in the inner pot of Instant pot. Select “Sauté”.
  • After 1 minute, add carrots, celery and all the spices along with thyme.
  • Now, add broth and lentils in the inner pot. Stir gently.
  • Press “Cancel” and close the lid of Instant pot.
  • Press “Soup” and cook for about 20 minutes on LOW pressure.
  • Release the pressure naturally through the steam vent and press “Cancel”.
  • Open the lid and stir in lemon juice and spinach.
  • Dish out and serve hot.
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