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
    238

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
    2 tbsp
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    x 2
  • Red bell pepper icon
    Red bell pepper
    x 1
  • 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
    ⅛ tsp
  • Greek yogurt icon
    Greek yogurt
    1 tbsp
  • Coriander icon
    Coriander
    ½ cup

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 for approx 3min until softened
  11. Add prepared tomato
  12. Add prepared garlic clove
  13. Cook for approx 2min
  14. Add curry powder
  15. Add ground turmeric
  16. Add red lentils
  17. Stir well
  18. Add vegetable stock
  19. Boil for approx 5min
  20. Reduce and cover
  21. Simmer for approx 15min until just cooked
  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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