Red Lentil Curry
Red Lentil Curry
5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings: 6
Red lentil curry, popularly known as masoor dal, is a flavourful, nutritious, and delicious recipe. It is spiced lightly but packed with flavour, making it ideal for any diet.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories273kcal
Carbs36g
Fat9g
Saturates1g
Sugars3g
Protein14g
Fibre17g

Ingredients

  • 300 g Lentils
  • 50 ml Oil
  • 2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Onions
  • 4 Garlic
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 litre Water
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • Coriander

Instructions

  • In a pan add the oil and heat up on medium heat until hot
  • Add the cumin seeds and finely chopped garlic then sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant
  • Add the finely diced onion and cook for 4-5 minutes until softened
  • Add the salt, chilli powder, turmeric powder, and finely chopped green chillies then cook for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the chopped tomato and cook for 3-4 minutes until soft
  • As the tomatoes are cooking wash the lentils then cook for 3-4 minutes
  • Add the water then mix before covering and cook for 20 minutes on medium heat until soft
  • Remove lid and cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened to personal preference
  • Serve with homemade chapatti and enjoy!

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