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Red Lentil Dahl

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This quick and easy red lentil dahl is packed with flavor, but is super simple to make. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free.
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  • Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook gently for 5 minutes. Add the garlic, ginger and red pepper flake and cook for a few minutes.
  • Grind the cumin, coriander and mustard seeds lightly in a pestle and mortar, then add to the pan, along with the turmeric and garam masala, and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add the lentils, tomatoes with their juice, coconut milk and broth, then stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper and cook on medium-low for 15-20 minutes, until reduced and thick.
  • If you have time, you can leave it a little longer on very low heat for even more flavor (just stir often and check it doesn't scorch the bottom of the pan). Taste and add more seasoning if desired.
  • Stir in lemon juice and spinach until it wilts.
  • Serve with warm rice, naan or poppadoms.

Cook Times

Active Prep5
Hands-On Cook5
Hands-Off Cook15
Total Time25 minutes
Recipe Serving Size10



  • 2 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cup onion diced, about 3 medium
  • 6 clove garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoon fresh ginger peeled and grated
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ground turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 2 cup dry lentil for 10 servings 400g, uncooked (rinsed and drained)
  • 28 ounce canned diced tomatoes for 10 servings, 2 cans
  • 28 ounce canned lite coconut milk for 10 servings 2 can
  • 4 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoon lemon juice for 10 servings, juice of half a lemon
  • 4 cup spinach leaves

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Reheat to desired temperature using the stove top or microwave.


Calories: 254kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 1039mg | Potassium: 682mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1492IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 5mg

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