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Red Lentil & Spinach Daal (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

red lentil daal
Cooking Method
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 10 min Cook Time: 30 min Total Time: 40 mins
Servings 4
Best Season Fall
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoons dried chilli flakes
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 100 grams red lentils washed
  • 200 grams chopped tomatoes
  • 200 milliliters coconut milk
  • 250 milliliters vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 handfuls spinach
  • Salt and pepper
  1. Place the olive oil in a large shallow pan over a medium heat
  2. Add in the garlic, onion, ginger and chilli flakes
  3. Saute for 5 minutes
  4. Stir in the garam masala, red lentils, chopped tomatoes, coconut milk and vegetable stock
  5. Bring to the boil and simmer for 15 minutes or until the lentils are soft
  6. Add in the lemon juice, spinach and season to taste
  7. Cook for another couple of minutes
  8. I servd mine with my homemade gluten free naan breads
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