Red Lentil Dhal

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep
5 mins
Cook
1 hr

This recipe always turns out rich, spicy and satisfying. Using curry paste (sold by the jar) makes it fast and simple to prepare.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Carefully sift through the dry lentils and remove any tiny rocks.
  2. In a large pot, sauté onion with oil and curry paste until softened.
  3. Add rinsed lentils, water and optional tomato and cinnamon stick.
  4. Bring to a boil then simmer covered at a low boil for up to an hour until the lentils become creamy.
  5. Salt to taste.
  6. Serve as a soup or over rice.
  7. Source: Vegetarian Tastes of Toronto, p. 73.