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Quick weeknight dal / daal / dahl / dhal

Recipe: Quick daal

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Healthy Cooking, Main Course, Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4 people

Ingredients
  

  • 1 onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp ginger
  • olive oil
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 tsp cardamom
  • 500 g crushed tomatoes
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • 2 cubes vegetable bouillon
  • 300 ml red lentils
  • 100 ml water
  • 70 g spinach
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • chipotle chili
  • black pepper
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

Instructions
 

  • Chop onion and garlic and fry in a big pan until translucent
  • Add the cinnamon sticks and other spices and let them fry for 1 min while stirring
  • Mix in tomatoes, coconut milk and bouillon. Bring to a boil
  • Add the lentils and let it simmer for 10 min with lid on. Lentils should be a little al dente
  • Add spinach and let it wilt. Add the lemon then taste and adjust to your liking
  • Serve hot with some bread