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Ethiopian Spicy Lentil Stew Recipe

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1 C split red lentils
2 Tbsp olive oil
1 medium red onion diced
1 tsp fresh ginger grated
4 cloves garlic minced
1-2 Tbsp berbere spice blend
1 tsp salt
2-3 C water divided
2 Tbsp cilantro chopped (optional)
1/2 lime

1. Turn Instant Pot to Saute mode. After the 'hot' sign displays, add oil and onions. Mix well. Cook covered with a glass lid for 2 minutes
2. Add ginger and garlic. Mix well and cook for 30 seconds
3. Add red lentils, berbere spice blend and salt. Add 2 cups of water and mix everything together
4. Close Instant Pot lid with pressure valve to sealing. Cook on Manual(Hi) for 15 mins followed by natural pressure release
5. Open Instant Pot, Stir everything. Add more water to bring the stew to desired consistency. Mix well
6. Garnish with chopped cilantro and squeeze fresh lime juice on top before serving with steamed rice or bread




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