Curried Lentil Dip, Chilled

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Curried Lentil Dip, Chilled
Zen of Slow Cooking

Servings:
4-6
Prep time:
10:00
1 Rating
5

Perfect make ahead lentil dip for a party & very tasty too!

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1-1/2 cups (1 medium) onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup (1 large) carrot, diced
  • 2 tsp (4 cloves) garlic, minced
  • 1 small green chili, chopped (optional)
  • Indian Dal blend
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1-1/2 cups (10oz) French green lentils, rinsed
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cups (24 fl oz) vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • For serving: toasted pita, tortilla chips or crudités

Instructions

  1. Slow Cook: 1) Heat oil in a skillet on medium; sauté onion, carrot, garlic & green chili for 2 minutes. 2) Transfer onion mixture to cooker. 3) Sprinkle the Indian Dal blend; add the tomato paste, French green lentils, salt & broth. 4) Stir, cover and cook on LOW: 5 hours or HIGH: 2 1/2 hours. 5) Cool and stir in the sour cream and lemon juice.
  2. Pressure Cook: 1) Heat the oil on sauté function; add the onion, carrot, garlic & green chili for 2 minutes. 2) Stir in Indian Dal blend; add tomato paste, French green lentils, salt & broth. 3) Secure the cooker lid, seal pressure valve; cook on Manual/Pressure for 9 minutes. 4) Vent with Quick Pressure Release. 5) Cool and stir in the sour cream and lemon juice.

Tips

Serve with toasted pita, tortilla chips or crudités.