This red lentil recipe is vegan, gluten free healthy and easy to make.This yummy recipe is ready in 30 minutes and a perfect option for weeknight dinner and meal prep.
Dhal or lentils are good source of fibre and important staple food in south asian countries. Red lentils are spilt lentils that cook fast and does not need any soaking.
you can add vegies like i used carrots and celery but you can add spinach, zucchni or tomatoes.
- 1 1/2 cup red lentils
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 6 garlic cloves grated
- 1/2 cup diced carrot
- 1/2 cup diced celery
- 3 tomatoes finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon chilli powder
- 1 tablespoon chilli flakes
- 1 tablespoon coriander powder
- 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- Fresh coriander leaves for garnish /
- 2 tablespoons butter/ coconut oil
Take a large pan and put oil and onion, saute onion and garlic for 5-7 minutes. Now add carrots and celery and cook until they become soft Now add tomatoes and all spices and mix well,cook for 10 minutes. Add lentils and cook for 2-3 minutes and now add vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20-25 minutes, until the lentils are fully cooked and the soup has thickened. Add more salt and cumin if needed. Garnish with fresh coriander or dill