Add garlic, onion, spices, carrots, celery and potatoes in the inner pot of instant pot.
Select “Sauté” and cook for about 3-5 minutes.
Add water and lentils in the inner pot. Stir well.
Close the lid and press the “Manual” button.
Cook for about 3 minutes on HIGH pressure and release the pressure through the steam vent.
Open the lid and add in chard, smoked paprika, salt and pepper. Stir well.
Dish out and serve hot.