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Dahl

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Description

You can’t go wrong with this comforting vegan Dahl recipe packed with protein and nutrients and so simple to make. Ago-to for anyone who loves Indian cuisine as much as I do.

Ingredients

3 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil
1 onion, diced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tbsp fresh ginger peeled and minced
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tbsp garam masala
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
1 cup red lentils, rinsed 200 g
2 potatoes, peeled and diced 300 g
3 cups of cauliflower florets 300 g
3 tbsp tomato paste
3 cups vegetable broth 750 ml
1 tsp salt (may vary)

Directions

1
In a saucepan, sauté the onion in oil for 5 minutes.
2
Add garlic, ginger, mustard seeds, fenugreek, cumin, garam masala, cayenne pepper and cook for 1 minute stirring constantly.
3
Add lentils, potatoes, cauliflower, tomato paste, vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
4
Simmer gently, uncovered, stirring frequently, for about 30 minutes or until the lentils are very tender.
5
Serve with basmati rice and garnish with coriander.