Red lentil dhal

Main Dish
4 servings
10 min
30 min
Very Easy
Travel to india with this delicious dahl ! This recipe is full of plant proteins and naturally Vegan ;-)




  • Step 1 - Red lentil dhal
    Pour oil in a pot. Cook the chopped onion with the cumin.
  • Step 2 - Red lentil dhal
    Add garlic, ginger, clove, chili powder, cilantro powder, cardamom powder and stir.
  • Step 3 - Red lentil dhal
    Add the tomato paste and the coconut cream. Mix and simmer for 5 minutes. In the meantime, rinse the lentils.
  • Step 4 - Red lentil dhal
    Add the lentils, salt, pepper and water. Stir and cover. Cook for 15-20 minutes after boiling.
  • Step 5 - Red lentil dhal
    After this time, remove the clove.
  • Step 6 - Red lentil dhal
    There you are ! Your dahl is ready ! Serve it with some rice and a naan :D




You can replace ginger powder by fresh ginger and coconut cream by coconut milk.

If you like it spicy :
Cook the lentils separately. Add them into the sauce and stir for 5 minutes.


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