Red Lentil Dhal

As the days get colder, we need to cook warm, spicy, comforting meals to stay warm. Try this tasty and filling red lentil dhal recipe to warm your heart! This is one of my favourite winter recipes as it is quick to make and rich in protein.

Red Lentil Dhal

Serves 2


1tbsp               Coconut Oil

½                     Onion

1tsp                 Mustard Seeds

1tsp                 Ground Coriander

1tsp                 Ground Turmeric

500ml              Filtered Water

400g can         Chopped Tomatoes

½ 400g can     Coconut milk

125g                Red Split Lentils

1/4tsp              Pink Crystal Salt

1/4tsp              Black Pepper


Melt the coconut oil in a sauce pan. Chop the onion finely and add to the hot oil. Add the mustard seeds. When the onion has started to brown, add the ground coriander and turmeric. Stir in the spices.

Pour in the filtered water. Add the can of chopped tomatoes, coconut milk and red split lentils. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes.

Season with the salt and pepper and serve warm with a slice of bread. Store in a container in the fridge.


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