Dhal
  • Preparation 15 min
  • Cooking 30 min
  • Servings 4
  • Freezes Yes
  • Vegetarian
  • Nut-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Egg-free
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Ingredients

    • 1 onion, finely chopped
    • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) butter
    • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
    • 1 piece 1-inch (2.5-cm) fresh ginger, peeled and halved
    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) ground turmeric
    • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) Garam masala
    • 1 teaspoon (5 ml) ground cumin
    • 1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) crushed red pepper flakes
    • 4 cups (1 litre) water (or half water and half vegetable broth)
    • 1 1/2 cups (375 ml) red lentils
    • Salt and pepper
  • Side dish and Toppings

    • Basmati rice, cooked
    • Plain yogurt, to taste (optional)
    • Fresh cilantro or chopped parsley (optional)
    • 1 cauliflower, cut into florets and steamed or grilled
    • Lime or lemon wedges (optional)

Preparation

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