From Swasthi's recipes. https://www.indianhealthyrecipes.com/moong-dal-recipe/#wprm-recipe-container-38286 1/2 cup moong dal, rinsed 1tbs ghee 1/4 cup onion finely chopped 1 tbsp ginger paste 1-2 green chili 4-5 curry leaves 1/2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 cup tomato, finely chopped (1-2) 1 tsp salt 1/8 tsp tumeric 1/4 tsp red chili powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 1 3/4 cup to 2 cup water 1 tsp kasuri methi ( at end)
Instant Pot directions in saute mode add ghee then onion, cumin seeds, green chilis, curry leaves. saute for a minute or two. add ginger paste. saute for 1 min. add tomato, tumeric, chili powder, garam masala, salt. saute for a couple minutes. turn off add moong dal and 1 3/4 cup water. deglaze pot. cook on high pressure mode for 10 minutes. let pressure drop naturally. add kasuri methi and then turn to saute mode to reduce amount of water until desired thickness. could add tempered spices if desired. could also add some spinach at final saute as well.
Serve with pickle, rice or chapati, yogurt or raita.