Gluten and Dairy Free Spiced Coconut Daal

serves / makes 2

Ingredients

  • drizzle of olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 small red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 200ml coconut milk
  • 250g red lentils
  • 2 handfuls fresh spinach
  • 2 teaspoons coriander leaf
  • 550ml water
  • salt and pepper, for seasoning

Method

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large shallow pan over a medium heat
  2. Add in the onion, garlic, ginger and chilli
  3. Saute for 10 minutes
  4. Add in the cumin, turmeric and garam masala
  5. Stir in the lentils
  6. Pour in the coconut milk and water
  7. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes
  8. Turn up the heat and reduce the sauce until thick and creamy
  9. Stir in the spinach and coriander leaf
  10. Season to taste with salt and pepper

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