Instant Pot Dalma | Oriya Special Dalma Recipe

Instant Pot Oriya Dalma | Oriya Special Dalma Recipe

The next recipe that I am going to share in this Protein rich series is the Dalma, an Orissa special recipe. It is yet another simple dal prepared with mixed veggies and of course with split pigeon peas /toor dal. Like sobji dal, this forms a complete meal with rice as the dal is loaded with different veggies. The interesting fact is, this dal pairs nicely with dosa and idli too. :-) Check out the instant pot and pressure cooker version of this Dalma.

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Instant Pot Olan | Onam Sadya Recipe

Kerala Special Olan

Finally, I am posting my favorite recipe, Olan – the rich and creamy coconut milk stew with the goodness of black eyed peas/cow peas, red and white pumpkin. This olan is very mild, soothing because of the healing properties of coconut and coconut milk and of course, it is vegan and gluten free. Check out the video instructions and a detailed recipe below.

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Instant Pot Betang Meh | Kidney Beans and Spinach Gravy

Betang Meh

Betang Meh. Unique name huh? The recipe is also unique as its name. Betang Meh is a mild gravy/curry from the state of Nagaland prepared with kidney beans and spinach with the hint of ginger. It’s a five ingredient fix. All you need is kidney beans, spinach, ginger, salt, and water. That’s it. Check out the instant pot and pressure cooker version of Betang Meh and also the different ways to serve them.

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Instant Pot Pesaru Pappu Charu | Munakkaya Pesaru Pappu Charu

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Sambar and chutney are the most commonly used Tiffin accompaniments. But are you looking for alternatives? Then you are at the right place and here is a recipe for you with moong dal.  Today I am going to share delicious tiffin accompaniment from Andhra/Telangana. It is the Pesaru Pappu Charu with Munakkaya or the drumsticks. Here are the instant pot and pressure cooker version of the same.

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Instant Pot Mizo Dal

Instant Pot Mizo Dal

The next recipe that I am going to post under theme “protein-rich recipes.” is the Mizo Dal. It’s is a simple dal recipe from Mizoram. After four no onion no garlic recipes, here comes a dal recipe with both onion and garlic. :-) But of course vegan and gluten free. Like trevti dal, we use three different types of dal to prepare this recipe, and it is the moong dal, toor dal, and masoor dal.  Check out the super simple mizo dal that I made in instant pot with step by step pictures.

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Instant Pot Trevti Dal | Gujarati Trevti Dal

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After green gram dal masiyal from TN and sobji dal from Bengal, the third instant pot recipe that I am going to post is from the land of Gujarat – The Trevti Dal. Trevti means three and as the name suggests we prepare this dal with toor dal, channa dal, and moong dal. Like sobji dal, this is also a no onion-no garlic, vegan and a gluten-free dal recipe. Check out the quick video recipe and the detailed written recipe below.

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Instant Pot Sobji Dal | Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger Dal

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The second recipe that I am going to share as a part of this mega marathon under the theme “protein rich dishes” is the flavorful mixed vegetable dal that is prepared with roasted moong dal. This Sobji dal is a popular recipe from the Bengali Cuisine, and it is known as  Sobji Diye Bhaja Muger Dal, meaning roasted moong dal with veggies. This dal is a no onion-no garlic, vegan and gluten-free recipe as well. Here are the instant pot and pressure cooker method of preparing the same.

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Instant Pot Mashed Green Gram Dal | Pachai Payaru Masiyal

Instant Pot Mashed Green Gram Dal

So it begins – the month protein rich dishes. The first recipe that I am going to post under the theme is Mashed Green Gram Dal or Patchai Payaru Masiyal as we say in Tamil. It’s a no-onion no garlic, vegan and gluten free recipe with any soaking time involved.  It’s a simple mashed dal tadka/kadaiyal prepared with green gram with the hint of tamarind. As I posted the theme details and what made me choose this sub-theme of Indian legume based recipes yesterday, I am not going to explain the same today. So let me get into recipe directly. :-) Let’s check out the first recipe, a video one from the state of Tamil Nadu. 

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Instant Pot Gujarati Lobia Masala Curry | Video Recipe

BlackEyedPeasCurry

Before getting into the Thali spread, here is yet another Gujarati delicacy prepared with my favorite beans – Black eyed peas or cow peas or Lobia (Hindi). I love this legume so much so that, I always prepare pitlai with this instead of chickpeas and that’s what I posted on my blog too. When I saw that Lobia curry is quite common in Gujarati thali spread, I didn’t even think twice and made up my mind to prepare it. I did prepare, and here I am sharing the same with you all.

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Gujarati Sweet and Sour Dal

Sweet and Sour Gujarati Dal

I love rasam and dal, and I can’t get enough of rasam and dal. Rice and Rasam or Rice and dal both are a heavenly and comforting combo. Given the fact that they can be prepared quickly, I always look out for different dal and rasam recipes. Recently I shared Amti dal from Maharashtra, Cholar Dal from Bengal and Tomato Pappu from Andhra. Today I am going to share the khatti meethi, the sweet and sour dal from Gujarat.

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