Home    Subscribe    Contact    Login
Submit your recipes for a share of ad revenue - click 'write for us'

Creamy Coconut Lentil Dhal

by Jamie0liversgirl (follow)
Dinner (157)      Family (72)      Vegan (57)      Lentils (1)      SouthIndian (1)     
To keep this dish 'quick', you need to do some prep, but once this prep is done, I assure you, this is a relatively quick and delicious, traditional South-Indian dish.



Preparation Time: 8 hours soaking lentils
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients
200g orange lentils, soaked overnight
Half a vegetable stock cube
Tablespoon coconut oil
500g coconut milk
Half tsp turmeric
Half tsp paprika
8 Black peppercorns
Pinch of sea salt
2 wholemeal naan breads

Method
Crush the garlic in a pestle and mortar and repeat with the black peppercorns.



Add the garlic, crushed pepper and remaining spices to a frying pan along with the oil.

Cook over a low heat for 10 minutes, to bring out the flavour and to soften the garlic.



Add the washed lentils and stir.



Add half a cup of water, along with the coconut milk and allow to cook for 20 minutes over a medium heat.



If it does not thicken as much as you would like, it still produces a rich flavour.



(Optional) Add greens - some broccoli or spinach works really well in this.

I like to serve this with either rice or naan when I'm feeling particularly lazy.

If you're serving it with some ready-made naan bread, just heat it up in the oven for 3 minutes for an authentic South-Indian inspired dish.



Categories
#Family
#Dinner
#Lentils
#Vegan
#SouthIndian
I like this Recipe - 3
[ print friendly ]
Share: email  facebook  twitter
More Recipes by Jamie0liversgirl
Too often we throw away scraps, which when put together with a bit of effort, not to mention cheese ...
344 views
An equally balanced and exciting meal is hard to create at the best of times, but with a few ingredi...
135 views
Lebanese food is great for the kid with mild tastebuds
248 views
Lebanese herbs and spices are delicate, but offer enough flavour to keep grown ups happy, but are mi...
135 views
I made this popcorn for a friend at work and she absolutely loved it
315 views
Rosemary is the perfect accompaniment to citrus fruits, and this is demonstrated no better, than wit...
97 views
view all recipes by Jamie0liversgirl
Articles by Jamie0liversgirl on Other Hubs
Nut butters are the heroes of any vegetarian or healthy diet
14 likes
ID: 44002
[ Submit a Comment ]
Trending Recipes
Why deep fry when you can bake your schnitzel in the oven with excellent results! If you don'...
47389 views
Sometimes your average hot dogs can get a little boring
16172 views
A gorgeous chocolate mud cake with an orange twist
4777 views
Since my discovery that Lilli Pilli fruits (also known as Riberries) are indeed edible, I have b...
by Lucy
9681 views
This recipe is one of my Nan's - a total childhood favourite! Preparation Time: 10 minutes C...
9727 views
These bite sized mini choc chip muffins are perfect for the kids to make and add into their lunch bo...
1822 views
Serve these Easy Cheese Sticks with your favourite dips
3249 views
A quick and tasty treat, able to be whipped up in a few minutes if the treat stockpile mysterious di...
6646 views
This fondant recipe from Michelle Foster is almost fail-proof for the beginner cake decorators like ...
727 views
Light and fluffy Milo flavoured cookies that make a perfect for a lunch box treat
3447 views
Categories
Dinner (157)
Lunch (140)
Dessert (130)
Healthy (145)
Easy (142)
Quick (90)
Family (72)
Snack (110)
Baking (86)
Chicken (79)
Treat (74)
Fruit (58)
Vegan (57)
Cake (54)
Salad (53)
Party (44)
Cookie (36)
Raw (36)
Eggs (35)
Kids (34)
Simple (34)
Cheese (32)
Sweet (27)
Toddler (27)
Fish (25)
Pasta (23)
Banana (22)
Biscuit (22)
Lemon (22)
Picnic (20)
Sweets (19)
Apple (18)
Drinks (18)
Snacks (18)
Juice (17)
Egg (17)
Avocado (16)
Soup (15)
Bread (14)
Orange (14)
Slice (14)
Cupcake (14)
Tuna (13)
Jam (12)
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version