Easy vegan dal

This recipe could not be simpler and you probably already have all the ingredients.

Serves 6


  • Vegan Red Lentil Dal - Vegetarian Indian Cuisine1/2 cup water
  • 2 cups dried red lentils
  • 1 can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can of coconut milk, full-fat or light
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt & pepper


Bring water to a boil, then add lentils, tomatoes and coconut milk. Return mixture to a boil then reduce to simmer.

Cook for 10 minutes, until the lentils have softened, then stir in spices and cook another 5.

Serve with rice, coriander leaves and a wedge of lime.