This Instant Pot mujadara recipe is a delicious combination of  lentils, rice and caramelized onions. 

Basmatii Rice Green Or Brown Lentils Onions Parsley Cumin Coriander Cinnamon Chili Powder Garlic Cloves Bay Leaves


Soak the lentils overnight. Heat oil in Instant Pot using the saute function. Add the half moon sliced onions and saute until the onions caramelize.  Remove the onions and keep them aside for garnishing.

In the same pot add the remaining oil and saute the finely chopped onions and garlic. Add the bay leaves, cumin, cinnamon, coriander powder, and chili powder.

Add soaked, drained lentils and rinsed rice to the pot. Pour in either vegetable broth or water. Close the lid and seal the vent.

Pressure cook for 6 minutes and allow pressure to naturally release. Garnish with caramelized onions and parsley. Serve with yogurt or salad.

This fragrant vegetarian recipe comes together quickly in your pressure cooker, making it perfect for any night of the week.