Red Lentil Dhal (from Sanitarium: Healthy Fast Food)

02 Apr 2020

Serves 6

250g red lentils, washed

3 teaspoons mild curry powder

1 teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon turmeric

4 ½ cups hot water

1 tablespoon oil

2 medium onions, finely chopped

3 small tomatoes, each cut into six pieces

1. Place the lentils, curry powder, salt, turmeric and water in a large saucepan. Bring to the boil, then reduce heat to a fast simmer for approximately 30-40 minutes, or until the lentils are tender and the moisture is reduced.

2. Heat the oil in a large frying pan and stir-fry the onion until tender. Add the tomatoes and cook for a further 2 minutes.

3. Add the lentils and cook for a further 3-4 minutes, until the dhal is heated through.

4. Serve over rice, or with roti or pappadams.

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