Panchmel Dal – Five Lentil Soup

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Instant Pot recipe for nutritionally rich Rajasthani Panchmel Dal, using five most common lentils from Indian kitchen pantry and infused with ginger and cloves. 'Dal' means lentil soup and 'Panchmel' means mixture of five, hence Panchmel Dal is a lentil soup made by mixing five different lentils. Relish it just as a soup, or pair it with rice, quinoa or bread (hot roti).

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Ingredients:
1/4 cup Split Bengal gram lentil
1/4 cup Split Urad lentil
1/4 cup Split Red lentils
1/4 cup Split mung lentil
1/4 cup Split Pigeon lentil
1 Onion ( 1 medium size Finely diced )
1 Ginger ( 1 inch piece Grated )
3 Dry red chilies
Green chilies ( 3 to 4 Chopped or slit )
Cilantro ( Handful )
2 tablespoon Ghee or Ghee preferred
Lime ( juice of 1 to 2 limes )
4 cup Water ( Water can be varied depending on desired consistency )

Stove Top Pressure Cooker Method for Panchmel Dal

Nutritions

Calories
121

Sodium
1094mg
45% DV

Fat
13g
20% DV

Protein
7g
15% DV

Carbs
20g
6% DV

Fiber
7g
28% DV