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4 from 6 votes

Sprouted Lentils Breakfast Bowl - Instant Pot

Healthy breakfast with protein and fiber-rich sprouted brown lentils lightly spiced with freshly grated ginger, turmeric, mild red Kashmiri chili powder, and cumin.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Calories: 308kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 medium onion finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ginger grated
  • 1 teaspoon mild red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups whole brown lentils sprouted
  • Optional Toppings:
  • 1 plum tomato diced
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh coconut grated
  • egg cooked sunny side up
  • salt & pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Turn Instant Pot to Saute(More) mode. Once the 'hot' sign displays, add oil. Add onions and cook for a minute. Cook covered with a glass lid on for another minute or until the onions become translucent stirring frequently.
  • Add turmeric, ginger, red chili powder, salt and cumin powder. Mix well and add sprouted lentils. Add ⅓ cup of water and mix well.
  • Close Instant Pot with the pressure valve to sealing. Cook on Manual(Hi) for 1 min followed by Natural Pressure Release.
  • Open Instant Pot, Garnish with tomatoes and cilantro. Add additional toppings - fresh grated coconut or eggs. Add salt and pepper to taste. Enjoy hot or cold.

Nutrition

Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 47g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 597mg | Potassium: 783mg | Fiber: 22g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 320IU | Vitamin C: 7.3mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 6mg
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