EAT BEAUTIFUL- Easy Dal Recipe

Dal Bhat is a traditional meal, popular in many areas of Nepal, Bangladesh and India.
It consists of Rice and a cooked lentil soup called Dal/ Dhal.

This meal is a perfectly balanced meal that contains healthy carbs, plant-based protein, fibre, minerals & vitamins, phytonutrients, and macronutrients.

This balanced vegan meal is wonderful warming dish for cold winter time.

Dal Recipe

25 minutes and its ready!

Key ingredients-

Turmeric Root-

Vitamin B6, Iron, Manganese, Potassium, Betacarotene, Curcumin (1)

Dal Recipe

Ginger Root-

Gingerols (anti-inflammatory compounds), volatile oils (2)

Dal Recipe

Red Lentils-

B vitamins, Iron, Potassium, Zinc, Fibre, Protein (3)

Dal Recipe


Dal Recipe

Dal Recipe

2 servings

What you need:

  • 3/4 cup organic red lentils
  • 1 cup fresh coconut milk
  • 0.5 cup water
  • 1 shallot onion, finely diced
  • 1-inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1-inch fresh organic turmeric, peeled and grated
  • 1 small red pepper
  • 1 spoon cold pressed coconut oil
  • spices- graham masala, black pepper, herbal salt

How to make?

  1. Rinse the red lentils with cold water and let the water drain.
  2. Heat the coconut oil, add the onion, ginger and turmeric, pepper and cook for few minutes.
  3. Add the lentils, coconut milk, water, graham masala and black pepper (No Salt yet, it will prevent the cooking of the lentils!!).
  4. Bring to boil and let it cook for 20 minutes.
  5. When ready add salt according to your own flavour. 
  6. Serve warm, decorated with fresh parsley leaves and squeeze of fresh lime (Vitamin C! help to the absorption of the Iron from the lentils 🙂) on a base of basmati rice.

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Homemade Pesto

 

 

 

 

 

Kombucha

 

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