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lentil dhal with rice

Lentil Curry Dhal

Cowbridge Kitchen

If you are looking for a great vegetarian curry option then look no further than this Lentil Dhal.

Lentils are low in calories and high in fibber, packed full of protein these pulses are predominantly Brown , Green and Red.

For this Indian Lentil Dhal recipe I am using Split red Lentils but you can use any variety you like.

I like to serve this with some plain white rice and Onion Bhaji.

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This takes about 1hr 25 minutes to make
20 mins Prep time
1 hr 5 mins Cooking time
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Nutritional Facts
This is based on a
240g portion

Calories: 264
Protein: 8.8g
Fat: 13g
Carbohydrates: 29g
Fiber: 8.2g
Sugar: 7.8g
Nutritional information Nutrition
This recipe will serve upto 4 people Table for Two Servings
Easy : This recipe is simple to make
Anybody can have a go at this recipe, even a novice cook
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How to Make Lentil Dhal

In Indian cuisine Dhal pronounced (daal), means dried, split pulses (e.g., lentils, peas, and beans) that do not require soaking before cooking.

In this classic vegetarian recipe we are making a Lentil Dhal (Curry) using red lentils. There are many veriaties of lentils or (pulses) , so you can change this ingredient if you prefer to use an other veriety.

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200 g Red Lentils
1 Brown Onion
1 teaspoon of Lazy garlic
2 Red peppers
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
2 teaspoons Cumin
2 teaspoons Turmeric
1 teaspoons Curry powder
2 teaspoons Coriander
1 teaspoon Chilli Powder
1 teaspoon English Mustard
1 teaspoon Veg Bouillon
2 Bay leaves

Cooking Instructions

  1. Dice up the onion and add the garlic to it.
  2. In a large oven dish , put the olive oil and slowly fry off the onions and garlic.
  3. Mix together the Cumin , Turmeric , curry powder , coriander , chilli powder & Mustard into a bowl.
  4. Add the spice mix to the casserole dish of onions & garlic. Add the bay leaves and cover.
  5. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Make up 400 -500 ml of vegetable stock , with the veg bouillon and lentils.
  7. Add the stock mix to the onions , cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  8. Keep checking the pot and add 100 ml of boiling water if the dhal is sticking to the bottom of the dish.
  9. Cook for 30 minutes then serve.
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