Split lentil dahl with fresh ginger and coriander recipe

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  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 50 mins to cook
  • 187 calories / serving
  • Healthy
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Rinse the lentils and drain well, then place in a large saucepan with 850ml of water. Bring to the boil, skimming off any scum, then stir in the turmeric. Reduce the heat and partly cover the pan. Simmer for 30 to 35 minutes, until thickened, stirring occasionally.

Heat the oil in a frying pan, then add the ginger and cumin seeds and fry for 30 seconds or until the cumin seeds start to pop. Stir in the dried coriander and fry for one minute.

Season the lentils with plenty of salt and pepper, and then add the toasted spices. Stir in the chopped coriander, mixing well. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with coriander.

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  • Ingredients

  • 200g dried split red lentils
  • ½tsp turmeric
  • 1tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1cm piece fresh root ginger, grated
  • 1tsp cumin seeds
  • 1tsp ground coriander
  • 4tbsp chopped fresh coriander
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Energy 790kj 187kcal 9%
  • Fat 4g 5%
  • Saturates 1g 3%
  • Sugars 1g 2%
  • Salt 0.3g 5%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 28.5g Protein 12.4g Fibre 6.2g


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