Instant Pot Brown Lentil Soup

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.

Brown lentil soup topped with red pepper flakes and mint in white bowl

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 Dal Makhani and the Instant Pot Black Bean Soup as well.

If you are looking for a one-pot meal, go with this Instant Pot Lentils And Rice recipe.

Looking for serving ideas? Check out What To Serve With Lentil Soup for 15 delicious side dishes.

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Brown Lentil Soup

Instant Pot Brown Lentil Soup

A healthy and satisfying lentil soup with a punch of Indian flavors…
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: baby spinach, brown lentils/ masoor dal, Hearty Brown Lentil Soup, lentils
Prep Time: 6 minutes
Cook Time: 21 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Corrie


  • 1 cup brown lentils/masoor dal
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 carrots cut into small pieces
  • 3 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • 2 stalks celery cut into small pieces
  • 2 cups baby spinach packed
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon thyme dried
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • ½ teaspoon sumac
  • 1 teaspoon 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.
  • Close the lid and cook om low pressure for 20 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, wait for a natural release (or for at least 20 minutes).
  • Open the lid and stir in lemon juice and spinach.
  • Serve and enjoy 🙂


Calories: 73kcal Carbohydrates: 7g Protein: 1g Fat: 5g Saturated Fat: 1g Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g Monounsaturated Fat: 4g Sodium: 892mg Potassium: 206mg Fiber: 2g Sugar: 3g Vitamin A: 4658IU Vitamin C: 8mg Calcium: 35mg Iron: 1mg
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