Masala Dahl with Sweet Potato

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

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 0mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    565

Save on the washing up and try this fragrant, richly spiced sweet potato curry. Serve with naan to scoop up this tasty one-pot-wonder.

recipe updated Feb 21, 2019

Ingredients

  • Vegetable oil icon
    Vegetable oil
    44ml
  • Onion icon
    Onion
    280g
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    0g
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    4g
  • Garam masala icon
    Garam masala
    4g
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    1g
  • Yellow split peas icon
    Yellow split peas
    250g
  • Canned chopped tomatoes icon
    Canned chopped tomatoes
    200g
  • Vegetable stock icon
    Vegetable stock
    1000ml
  • Sweet potato icon
    Sweet potato
    500g
  • Spinach icon
    Spinach
    200g
  • Salt icon
    Salt
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Saucepan

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside yellow split peas: rinsed & drained
  2. Prep and set aside sweet potato: rinsed & cubed
  3. Prep and set aside spinach: rinsed & drained
  4. Get a clean saucepan
  5. Add vegetable oil
  6. Heat
  7. Add chopped onion
  8. Fry - 5 min
  9. Add crushed garlic clove
  10. Add chili flakes
  11. Add grated ginger
  12. Add garam masala
  13. Add ground turmeric
  14. Cook - 2 min
  15. Add prepared yellow split peas
  16. Add canned chopped tomatoes
  17. Add vegetable stock
  18. Boil
  19. Simmer gently - 20 min
  20. Add vegetable stock bit by bit
  21. Stir prepared sweet potato
  22. Cook until tender - 20 min
  23. Add prepared spinach
  24. Stir
  25. Season with salt to taste
  26. Serve
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