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Sri Lankan Dahl

Sri Lankan Dahl

When it comes to simple meals made from store cupboard ingredients, a delicious dahl is hard to beat!

Made from easy-to-find ingredients such as onion and lentils, this fibre-rich Sri Lankan Dahl recipe by Dharshini for No Meat May is easy to make and tastes even better the next day!

Servings: 6

Servings: 6

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 6)

  • Fried Onion Mix:
  • Olive oil
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 onion, chopped
  • 1 1 grams curry leaves
  • 0.5 0.5 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 tsp cumin seeds
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 tsp mustard seeds
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 tsp ginger, chopped
  • Dahl:
  • 39.166666666667 39.166666666667 ml water
  • 133.33333333333 133.33333333333 g washed lentils
  • 0.16666666666667 0.16666666666667 Tbsp turmeric
  • 0.33333333333333 0.33333333333333 small green chillies, chopped (optional)
  • 20 20 ml soy milk
  • Pinch of salt, generous

Method

For the Fried Onion Mix:

  1. Heat the frypan over high heat with a generous splash of olive oil.
  2. Add onion, curry leaves, garlic, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, ginger.
  3. Cook until onion is cooked through, glassy.
  4. Set aside.

For the Dahl:

  1. In a saucepan, over medium heat, add water, lentils, turmeric and chilli to taste.
  2. Bring to the boil and cook for around 10 mins.
  3. Add water if needed. Lentils need to be soft.
  4. Add soy milk and salt and stir.
  5. Stir through the fried onion mix and serve.

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