To prepare the lentil salad with feta, start by cooking the lentils. Drain the soaked masoor. Cook on stove top / pressure cooker or Instant pot until just cooked and retaining its shape. For pressure cooking, place masoor with enough water to cover, a bay leaf and 1/2 tsp salt. Close the pressure cooker lid and remove the weight. After a few minutes, steam starts escaping from the nozzle. Switch off after 5 minutes.