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Easy Peasy Wanna be Dahl

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:

15-20 minutes



Oven Temp:


Ready in 30 minutes this red lentil Dahl is easy to make and full of flavors.


  • 300 gr red lentils

  • 140 gr onions (2 medium onions)

  • 3 cloves garlic

  • 400 ml coconut milk (410 gr)

  • 2 cm ginger (10 gr)

  • 2 tsp curry powder (6 gr)

  • 1 tsp cumin powder (2 gr)

  • 1/2 tsp curcuma (1 gr)

  •  500ml vegetable stock

  • 2-3 tbsp olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp salt (5 gr)


Step 1 

  • In a saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and a pinch of salt. Sauté for 4-5 minutes over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture softens.

Step 2 

  • Add the garlic and the ginger and continue to sauté for a 1-2 minutes over medium heat.

Step 3 

  • Add the curry powder, cumin and turmeric. Stir well. Cook for another minute to let the flavors of the spices bloom.

Step 4 

  • Rinse the lentils in a sieve. Add the coconut milk, lentils, vegetable broth and salt to the mixture. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to low. Cook with the lid ajar for about 15-20 minutes (or until the lentils are tender). Stir occasionally so the lentils don't stick to the bottom of the saucepan. Add a little water if needed.



Serve with rice for an incredible feast !

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