Easy English Dahl Soup in a Rice Cooker

There’s nothing quite as satisfying as a warm bowl of hearty soup on a chilly day, and this English Dahl Soup in a Rice Cooker is no exception. Made with lentils, vegetables, and aromatic spices, this recipe is not only delicious but also incredibly easy to make.

The best part?

You can cook it all in a rice cooker! This recipe is perfect for those who are short on time or don’t have access to a stove.

Let’s get started!


  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  • Rinse lentils thoroughly and place them in the rice cooker
  • Add onion, garlic, cumin, coriander, turmeric, paprika, and salt
  • Pour in vegetable broth and canned tomatoes
  • Add diced carrot and celery
  • Drizzle olive oil over the top
  • Close the rice cooker and set it to “Soup” or “Porridge” mode
  • Cook for approximately 30-40 minutes or until lentils are tender
  • Stir occasionally and add water if needed

Preparation time

The preparation time for this recipe is approximately 10 minutes, and the cooking time is 30-40 minutes.


This recipe yields approximately 4 servings.


Q. Can I use brown lentils instead of red lentils?

A. Yes, but brown lentils may take longer to cook.

Q. Can I add more vegetables to this recipe?

A. Absolutely! You can add any vegetables you like, such as potatoes, sweet potatoes, or spinach.

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Q. Can I use chicken broth instead of vegetable broth?

A. Yes, you can use chicken broth, but it will no longer be a vegetarian dish.

Q. Can I make this recipe on the stovetop?

A. Yes, you can make this recipe on the stovetop. Simply follow the same instructions and cook over medium heat until the lentils are tender.

Q. Can I freeze this soup?

A. Yes, this soup freezes well. Allow it to cool completely, then transfer it to an airtight container and freeze for up to 3 months.

This English Dahl Soup is a perfect meal for any time of the day and, reade3rs of my blog will welcome that fact that its easy to whip up in your rice cooker!

It is not only delicious but also easy to make and incredibly healthy. It’s packed with protein, fiber, and nutrients that will keep you full and satisfied.

So, go ahead and give this recipe a try and enjoy a warm and comforting bowl of soup that’s perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy lunch option or a cozy dinner on a chilly night, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite in your household. So, grab your rice cooker and let’s get cooking!

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