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Instant Pot Langar Dal (Amritsari Dal)

Instant Pot Amritsari Dal (Langar Dal)

Instant Pot Langar Dal (Amritsari Dal)

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  • optional garnish: a light drizzle of heavy cream and cilantro leaves


  • Press the sauté button, add 2 tablespoons of ghee to the pot and once that melts add the cumin seeds. When the cumin seeds turn brown, add the remaining ingredients to the pot.
  • Secure the lid, close the pressure valve and cook for 30 minutes at high pressure.
  • Naturally release pressure.
  • Stir in the remaining 2 tablespoons of ghee and garnish with a drizzle of heavy cream and cilantro if desired. The dal will continue to thicken as it cools.


  • This recipe is part of my onion masala series – be sure to check it out!
  • If you have frozen cubes of onion masala, just toss those in – no need to thaw them first.
  • This dal will thicken as it cools. When you warm up leftovers, you may need to add water or stock to thin it out on the stovetop.
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