QUICK and EASY RED LENTIL DAHL

QUICK and EASY RED LENTIL DAHL

Recipe by Julie von julesisland.comDifficulty: super easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

5

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Calories

300

kcal

High Protein Lentil Dahl.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 1/2 cups dried red lentils

  • tablespoon olive oil

  • 13.5 ounce can full fat coconut milk

  • tablespoon garam masala

  • 1 large yellow onion, chopped small

  • additional as you prefer:
  • cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled and grated

  • half a lemon, juiced

  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric

  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  • In a large pot over medium heat, sauté the chopped onion in the olive oil for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Then add the onion and the masala paste and cook 1 more minute, until fragrant.
  • Now add the dried lentils and coconut milk to the pot. Stir well and turn the heat to high. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for about 15 minutes, until the lentils are cooked and soft. Stir occasionally.
  • Add salt to taste. I used 1 teaspoon and lemon juice.

NOTES

  • Serve with brown or white rice and Naan. Enjoy!
  • Leftover dahl will preserve withinside the fridge for approximately four days in a protected container. It additionally freezes well.
  • If you cannot have coconut, you could replacement Cashew Cream instead. Unsweetened almond/cashew/soy milk may fit as well.

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