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t get enough! CurriedLentilSoup Serves 4: One serving is 1.5 cups of soup + 1 Tbsp

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Copycat Amys Indian Golden Lentil Soup

Amys Indian Dal Golden Lentil soup is my favorite canned soup. Its super smooth, rich with protein from the lentils and peas, and has an amazing blend of Indian seasonings. I usually eat the entire can for dinner all by myself.

I once considered buying a case of it from Amazon, thinking I would feel better buying in bulk and cutting their almost $4/can price by a few dimes.

But I didnt.

I decided to make it myself!

I made a version of this soup earlier in the year that was really good but not exactly the same.

This latest version is spot on.

I used the ingredient list and order of ingredients to base my recipe. After the peas and lentils have cooked with the broth and seasonings, its just a matter of blending it to get the same texture as Amys soup.

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Instant Pot Lentil Curry

Flavor Enhancing Ingredients:

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Pressure Cook Lentil Curry

Add 1 tbsp regular soy sauce, ½ tsp table salt in Instant Pot, then give it a quick mix.

Add in 2 cups of whole lentils and 2.5 cups unsalted chicken stock.

*Note: If youre not using the coconut milk at the end, add in an extra ¼ cup unsalted chicken stock here.

*Pro Tip: Make sure the lentils are submerged in the liquid.

With Venting Knob in Venting Position, close the lid, then turn Venting Knob to Sealing Position.

  • For Green Lentils: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 10 minutes, then 10 minutes Natural Release
  • For Brown Lentils: Pressure Cook at High Pressure for 8 minutes, then 10 minutes Natural Release

After 10 minutes, release the remaining pressure by turning the Venting Knob to Venting position.

Remove the lid carefully.

This Coconut Curry Lentil Soup Is Versatile

Amys Organic Soups, Curried Lentil, 14.5 Ounce (Pack of 12 ...

The coconut milk makes the soup creamy and the diced tomatoes give it a bright orange color, however, theyre completely optional. As per my Easy Lemon Lentil Soup, you only really need 6 cups of vegetable broth per 1.5 cups of red lentils. So since this soup already contains 4 cups of vegetable broth, feel-free to replace either of those cans with an additional cup of veggie broth . So:

  • Replacing the coconut milk with 1 cup of broth will result in a bright red soup with and a more pronounced tomato flavor
  • Replacing the diced tomatoes with 1 cup of broth will result in a creamier soup with a stronger coconut flavor
  • Replacing BOTH the coconut milk AND diced tomatoes with 2 cups of broth will result in a soup soup with a lighter consistency but more pronounced spices, because it wont have the coconut milk or tomatoes to temper them

Actually, if you make this Coconut Curry Lentil Soup as-is, its pretty much thick enough to be considered a traditional curry or Indian Dal. So you could toss more greens into it and serve it with some brown rice or quinoa for an even heartier meal. See, I told you this recipe was versatile

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What Is Lentil Curry

There are various types of Lentil Curry such as Coconut Lentil Curry or Red Lentil Curry. Some curried lentils recipes use curry paste or tomatoes, while others use coconut milk.

This rich & hearty Instant Pot Lentil Curry is meant to be a super easy yet flavorful main vegetarian meal or side dish.

Youll enjoy the balanced savory-slight spicy-creamy-hearty flavors & textures filled with a delicious coconut aroma.

Whats awesome about cooking lentils in the Instant Pot is that its a very hands-off process to evenly cook lentils. The lentils will come out tender with chew and not mushy giving you a satisfying mouthfeel.

For this Instant Pot Lentil Curry Recipe, you can use Brown Whole Lentils or Green Whole Lentils. But if you use Red Lentils, they wont hold up as well & tend to disintegrate & get mushy when cooked through.

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Season & Add Coconut Milk

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*Note: This curried lentils may not look like much, but once you give it a few quick mixes and add in the coconut milk, everything will start to come together nicely. And boy it tastes so rich & delicious!

Give it a few quick stirs and mix in ¼ cup coconut milk.

*Pro Tip: Coconut Milk enhances & balances the flavors of this lentil curry, its optional but we strongly recommend it.

Then, taste and adjust the seasoning by adding more salt .

Add in more coconut milk if desired.

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Curried Lentils Ingredients Substitutions

If you dont have some of the ingredients, here are some substitution suggestions.

  • Onion: substitute with 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • Garlic: substitute with 1¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Ghee: substitute with unsalted butter, or olive oil
  • Unsalted Chicken Stock: substitute with the same amount of vegetable stock or cold water
  • Coconut Milk is a flavor enhancer and balancer, but it is optional if you dont have it on hand. You will need another ¼ cup of stock if youre not using coconut milk.

Garnish & Serve Curried Lentils

Garnish Curried Lentils with finely chopped cilantro or green onions.

This coconut lentil curry falls into the dont judge the dish by its looks category. It may not look pretty, but its definitely satisfying & delicious.

Enjoy this easy yet tasty Instant Pot Lentil Curry over rice, naan, or your favorite side dishes!

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What Are Lentils

Lentils are legumes that are really great to have in your kitchen pantry:

  • Versatile ingredient you can use in a variety of soups, stews, curries, salads, casseroles
  • Long shelf life
  • Full of nutrients high in protein & fiber
  • Very budget-friendly
  • Really quick & easy to cook you dont even need to soak them beforehand
  • Delicious!

There are lots of different types of lentils like brown, green, or red lentils. Each type holds different flavor, texture, nutrition, and requires different cooking times.

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