Vegan Lentil Dhal
Servings Prep Time
4people 20 minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Servings Prep Time
4people 20 minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
For the dhal:
  • 200grams red split lentils
  • 1/4 red onionfinely chopped
  • 2cloves garlicfinely chopped
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 2pieces pandan1 cm x 4 cm (optional)
  • 1tsp salt
  • 1 1/2tsp curry powderYou can find the recipe here.
  • 1/2tsp turmeric
  • 1/2tsp chilli powder
  • 200ml cold water
  • 1tin coconut milk
To fry and add:
  • 1/4 red onion
  • 2cloves garlic
  • 2pieces pandan1 cm x 4 cm (optional)
  • 6 curry leaves
  • 1/2tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2tsp chilli flakes
Instructions
  1. Add the lentils, onion, garlic, curry leaves, pandan, salt, curry powder, turmeric, chilli powder and water to a saucepan.
  2. Turn on a high heat and stir intermittently for 10 minutes
  3. Add the coconut milk and reduce to a medium heat.
  4. Cook for a further 20 minutes until the lentils are soft, stirring every five minutes or so.
  5. In the mean time, in a frying pan, add 1tbsp of oil and heat to a high temperature
  6. Add the other ingredients to the frying pan: the other red onion, garlic, pandan, curry leaves, mustard leaves and chilli flakes.
  7. Fry for 3-4 minutes and then add to the dhal and stir until incorporated.
  8. Serve with rice.