Instant Pot Ezo Gelin Soup

By Desert Cooking
January 18, 2018
1 Comment

Author Notes: A traditional Turkish red lentil soup made quickly and easily in the instant pot. This version is adapted from the webstie, Ozlem's Turkish Table, for the Instant Pot. Desert Cooking

Serves: 4-6


  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • `1 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 cup Red Lentils
  • 1 tablespoon Rice
  • 2 tablespoons Bulgur
  • 4 tablespoons High Quality Tomato Paste
  • 2 tablespoons Butter or Olive Oil if vegan
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • 1-2 Lemons cut into wedges


  1. Using the "Sauté Mode" cook the onions in olive oil until translucent.
  2. Add the red lentils, bulgur, rice and 6 cups of (preferably hot) water.
  3. Press "Off" then press "Manual" and set for 7 minutes of high pressure.
  4. After 7 minutes, release the steam (you can also wait for natural release if you prefer).
  5. Add the tomato paste, red pepper paste, dried mint, and butter. Stir until well mixed and the soup has thickened (5-7 minutes).
  6. Serve the soup with lemon wedges.

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Andrea September 8, 2018
The red pepper paste that is mentioned in the instructions is not in the list of ingredients.