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

  • 1/2tsp


    turmeric

  • 2pieces


    pandan1 cm x 4 cm (optional)

  • 1tsp


    salt

  • 1 1/2tsp


    curry powderYou can find the recipe here.

  • 1/2tsp


    chilli powder

  • 300ml


    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.