Indian Lentil and Leek Stew

Indian Lentil and Leek Stew
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What Started it all:
Whey Protein, Leek, lentils, instant pot

This Indian-inspired lentil and leek stew is a quick and easy dish that’s perfect for a flavorful and nutritious meal. Using the instant pot makes the cooking process a breeze, and the addition of whey protein adds a healthy boost to this comforting stew.


  • Whey Protein
  • Leek
  • Lentils
  • Instant Pot


  1. Begin by setting the instant pot to sauté mode and add a drizzle of oil.
  2. Sauté the chopped leeks until they are soft and fragrant.
  3. Add the lentils to the pot and stir to combine with the leeks.
  4. Pour in the appropriate amount of water or broth according to the lentil package instructions.
  5. Close the instant pot and set it to high pressure for the recommended time for lentils.
  6. Once the lentils are cooked, carefully release the pressure and open the instant pot.
  7. Stir in a scoop of whey protein to add a protein boost to the stew.
  8. Season with your favorite Indian spices such as cumin, turmeric, and coriander.
  9. Serve the stew hot, garnished with fresh cilantro and a dollop of yogurt if desired.

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