Instant Pot Dal Makhani

This Instant Pot Dal Makhani has the most smooth and creamy texture without using any dairy products!

Why This Recipe Works

This dal makhani is entirely gluten-free, making it a wonderful option for those with dietary restrictions.


Begin by cooking the lentils and kidney beans in your Instant Pot with a sufficient amount of water.

Cook Lentils And Kidney Beans:

Slightly mash some of the cooked lentils and beans using a potato masher. Add in some baby spinach.

Mash Lentils And Beans:

Add coconut oil, onions, and a paste made from garlic and ginger in a medium pot.

Saute Onions And Ginger Garlic Paste:

Add crushed tomatoes to the pot and cook for about five minutes.

Add Tomatoes And Spices:

Pour the lentils, kidney beans, and spinach mixture into the large pot with the spices.

Combine Dal Mixture:

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