Pakistani Dhal

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by hipbonez

Vegan Indian gourmet. Vegetable stock can be used for added flavor.

Top Review by Shalabhanjika

I use this recipe frequently, very easy to make and I usually have everything on hand. Great dish, thanks! (ps I think it's supposed to be 1/2 inch gingerroot maybe? I always just use a good-sized chunk.)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat water in pot until boiling.
  2. Add lentils and boil for one minute.
  3. Reduce heat to a simmer.
  4. Simmer lentils until they resemble a thick paste.
  5. While lentils are simmering, heat oil in frying pan.
  6. Add onion, garlic and ginger. Fry until soft. Add curry, chili, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper, sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add tomatoes and sauté for another 3-5 minutes. Add fried spice mixture into lentil paste, stir and cook an additional 15-20 minutes.
  8. Serve as is or over basmati rice.

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