One-Pot Wonders

Creamy Instant Pot Coconut Red Lentils

September 19, 2019
2 Ratings
Photo by musicandmunchies
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 20 minutes
  • Serves 8
Author Notes

Creamy, satisfying and easy instant pot coconut red lentils. Perfect, easy vegan dish to make on a busy weeknight. Just chop, pour and cook all the ingredients in the instant pot. Full of protein and fiber. —Damn Tasty Vegan

What You'll Need
  • 1 pound dry red lentils
  • 1 small onion - diced
  • 5 cloves of garlic - minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable boullion paste
  • 8 ounces canned diced tomato
  • 8 ounces canned coconut milk
  • 1 cup chopped kale
  • 2 small carrots - diced
  • 1 lime - juiced
  • 4.5 cups water
  1. Chop, mince, rinse & prepare all of your ingredients Add oil to the bottom of your pressure cooker and put it on sauté mode Sauté your onions and ginger for 2 minutes Add the garlic, turmeric and veggie bouillon paste and sauté for another minute Add the lentils, 4 cups of water, coconut milk, kale, tomatoes and carrots. Put lid on and pressure cook for 20 minutes. Prepare some rice on the stove or in a rice cooker Quick release the lentils once the 20 minutes is done Add the 1/2 cup of water, lime juice and cilantro Serve over rice

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2 Reviews

Leslie January 20, 2020
This has become my new favourite recipe! It is easy and flavourful. I usually add two teaspoons of fresh garam masala to the pot for some additional flavour.
Damn T. January 20, 2020
So glad you love this recipe as much as me! It's so simple to whip together. Love your idea of adding garam masala.