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Veg Instant Pot Mujadara

Instant Pot Mujadara is a modern take on the traditional Middle Eastern dish that combines lentils, rice, and caramelized onions. Utilizing the convenience of an Instant Pot, this recipe drastically reduces the cooking time while still delivering the deep, comforting flavors that Mujadara is known for.

 Veg Instant Pot Mujadara

• 1 cup brown or green lentils, rinsed
• 1 cup long-grain rice (basmati or jasmine), rinsed
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• 1 large onion, finely chopped
• 3 cloves garlic, minced
• 2 teaspoons ground cumin
• 1 teaspoon ground coriander
• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
• 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
• 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
• 4 cups vegetable broth
• Salt and pepper to taste
For the Caramelized Shallots:
• 3 large shallots, thinly sliced
• 2 tablespoons olive oil
• Salt to taste
For Serving:
• Fresh veggies (such as cucumber, tomato, radishes, and parsley)
• 1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted
• Vegan yogurt or regular yogurt (optional)
• Lemon wedges

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