Instant Pot Lentil & Chickpea Soup

Instant Pot Lentil & Chickpea Soup

Yields1 Serving

 2 cups brown lentils
 30 oz chickpea cans (including the water in it)
 ½ cup rice, washed
 1 onion, sliced
 2 cups carrots, chopped
 3 serrano peppers, chopped
 2 tbsp ginger and garlic paste
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp turmeric
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp black pepper
 2 tsp red chilli powder
 1 pinch saffron
 ½ tsp cinnamon powder
 3 tbsp oil
 6 cups water
 ½ cup chopped cilantro and parsley

1

Turn your Instant Pot on Saute mode and wait for it to get hot

2

Add oil. Add in onions, carrots, and serrano peppers. Saute until they are soft.

3

Add in the spices and mix well

4

Add in the chickpeas and the water that they are in and mix together.

5

Add in the rice and lentils. Mix.

6

Add 4 cups of water.

7

Pressure on high for 15 minutes. Do a quick pressure release (QPR)

8

Open the lid. Turn the Instant Pot on saute mode.

9

Add in the remaining water, cilantro and mint. Cook for 5-10 more minutes.

Serve hot with lemon wedges and a dollop of sour cream.

Ingredients

 2 cups brown lentils
 30 oz chickpea cans (including the water in it)
 ½ cup rice, washed
 1 onion, sliced
 2 cups carrots, chopped
 3 serrano peppers, chopped
 2 tbsp ginger and garlic paste
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp turmeric
 1 tsp cumin
 1 tsp black pepper
 2 tsp red chilli powder
 1 pinch saffron
 ½ tsp cinnamon powder
 3 tbsp oil
 6 cups water
 ½ cup chopped cilantro and parsley

Directions

1

Turn your Instant Pot on Saute mode and wait for it to get hot

2

Add oil. Add in onions, carrots, and serrano peppers. Saute until they are soft.

3

Add in the spices and mix well

4

Add in the chickpeas and the water that they are in and mix together.

5

Add in the rice and lentils. Mix.

6

Add 4 cups of water.

7

Pressure on high for 15 minutes. Do a quick pressure release (QPR)

8

Open the lid. Turn the Instant Pot on saute mode.

9

Add in the remaining water, cilantro and mint. Cook for 5-10 more minutes.

Serve hot with lemon wedges and a dollop of sour cream.

Instant Pot Lentil & Chickpea Soup

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