5 from 1 vote
Instant Red Lentil Dahl
Ready-in-an-Instant Red Lentil Dahl
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 
The spices in this dahl are easy to find in most stores. If you prefer, you can substitute 3 tablespoons of a prepared curry powder for the spice mix, though if possible, I recommend trying the spice mix.
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Mary Gillespie
Ingredients
  • 1 cup / 250 ml uncooked red lentils
  • 3 tablespoons / 45 ml dehydrated onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon / 2.5 ml garlic powder
  • Spice mix see note
  • To cook: 4 cups / 1 liter water or vegetable stock
Instructions
  1. Place lentils, onions, garlic powder and spice mix in a jar. Cover and store until needed.
  2. Best if used within 6 months.
  3. To cook:
  4. Empty lentils into a medium saucepan. Add 4 cups water or vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
  5. Serve over rice or potatoes, or with flatbread.
Recipe Notes

!Spice Mix:
1 tablespoon / 15 ml cumin
1-1/2 teaspoons / 7.5 ml coriander
1 teaspoon / 5 ml salt
1 teaspoon / 5 ml cinnamon
1 teaspoon / 5 ml ginger
1 teaspoon / 5 ml paprika
1 teaspoon / 5 ml turmeric
1/2 teaspoon / 2.5 ml mustard powder
1/2 teaspoon / 2.5 ml ground pepper