Indian Dhal

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Lalaloula

This spicy dhal recipe comes from Family Circle's Fast Vegetarian Cookbook, which I received from a dear friend. It is quick and easy to make, yet really yummy! It is also very versatile as it can be eaten cold or transformed into a soup. I hope you enjoy!

Top Review by Starrynews

Nice easy recipe! It has a gentle flavor. I served with rice and mango lassi, and we quite enjoyed the meal. Thanks for sharing! Veggie Swap 50

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the lentils well under cold water. Drain in a colander.
  2. Heat oil or ghee in a large pan. Add onion and cook over medium heat for about 3 minutes or until lightly coloured and soft.
  3. Add garlic, ginger and spices and sautee until fragrant.
  4. Now add the lentils and the water. Bring to a boil and cook for 15 minutes or until nealy all the liquid has been absorbed and the lentils are soft.The dhal should be thick.
  5. Sitr in the chopped herb of your choice.
  6. Serve warm with naan bread.

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