Red Lentil Dahl

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    25mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    337

Dahl is a satisfying, thick lentil stew that is warm with Indian spices. Here it is served simply, piled onto naan bread with a scattering of fresh coriander, but it would be just as good as part of an Indian feast.

recipe updated 3 Dec 2018

Ingredients

  • Peanut oil icon
    Peanut oil
    30ml
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    280g
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    150g
  • Tomato icon
    Tomato
    560g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Curry powder icon
    Curry powder
    8g
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    5g
  • Red lentils icon
    Red lentils
    300g
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    900ml
  • Salt & pepper icon
    Salt & pepper
    1g
  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt
    15g
  • Coriander icon
    Coriander
    14g

Tools

  • kCook icon Frying pan
  • kCook icon Large serving bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside onion: finely sliced
  2. Prep and set aside red bell pepper: cored, deseeded & sliced
  3. Prep and set aside tomato: coarsely chopped
  4. Prep and set aside garlic clove: coarsely chopped
  5. Prep and set aside coriander: chopped
  6. Get a clean frying pan
  7. Add peanut oil
  8. Add prepared onion
  9. Add prepared red bell pepper
  10. Cook until softened - approx 3 min
  11. Add prepared tomato
  12. Add prepared garlic clove
  13. Cook - approx 2 min
  14. Add curry powder
  15. Add ground turmeric
  16. Add red lentils
  17. Stir well
  18. Add vegetable stock
  19. Boil - approx 5 min
  20. Reduce and cover
  21. Simmer until just cooked - approx 15 min
  22. Add salt & pepper
  23. Transfer mixture to 4 large serving bowls
  24. Add greek yogurt
  25. Garnish with prepared coriander
  26. Serve immediately
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