Vegan Red Lentil Dal with Cauliflower

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Vegan Red Lentils Dal is a classic in Indian cuisine. This hearty Dal is full of flavor and with the help of coconut milk super creamy and is perfect as a quick dinner or meal prep. You can freeze this vegan lentil dumpling with cauliflower and have always something healthy at hand. vegan | whole foods | dairy-free | oil-free | sugar-free | vegetarian | soy-free

vegan red lentil dal

Red lentils Dal a spicy, hearty dish

You like spicy dishes, then try this tasty and spicy dal. It is not only super creamy, but with the combination of spices a real taste explosion. If you need carbohydrates for this vegan Red Lentil Dal, cook some rice, as in these photos and you’ll get a super satisfying dish. In the recipe you will find a seasoning blend to mix your own Garam Masala.

Lentils Dal is full of nutrients

Legumes like these lentils are full of proteins and zinc and are therefore super healthy. Did you know that lentils have a calming effect on the body during stress? So it does not hurt to integrate these little wonders in soups, stews and salads or as in this red lentil dal. Supposedly, these small round miracle beads, strengthen the immune system and support wound healing. If that’s not another reason to incorporate this more in the diet.

I hope you like this vegan lentil dal with cauliflower. It is:

  • full of flavor
  • brims for proteins
  • a perfect comfort meal
  • healthy and full

You like dishes like this vegan lentil dal with cauliflower? Then take a look at these dishes:

Another comfort recipe with lentils is this classic German lentil soup. Or how about this hearty Serbian bean soup. Do you like green beans? Then try this delicious German green bean soup.

 


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Now the Recipe for the vegan red lentil dal

Yield: 4 Portions

Vegan Red Lentil Dal with Cauliflower

Vegan Red Lentil Dal with Cauliflower
Vegan Red Lentils Dal is a classic in Indian cuisine. This hearty Dal is full of flavor and with the help of coconut milk super creamy and is perfect as a quick dinner or meal prep. You can freeze this vegan lentil dumpling with cauliflower and have always something healthy at hand. vegan | whole foods | dairy-free | oil-free | sugar-free | vegetarian | soy-free
Vorbereitungszeit 10 minutes
Kochzeit 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 300 g red lentils
  • 10 g fresh ginger
  • 2 small onions
  • a little water for frying
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 3 Roma tomatoes
  • 1 small cauliflower
  • 3 stalks of parsley
  • Salt pepper
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 can of coconut milk

Garam masala seasoning blend

  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon clove
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Instructions

  1. In a non sticking pan, fry the diced onion until glassy. If necessary, add 1-2 tbsp of water again and again.
  2. Add chili, ginger, cumin and garam masala, mustard seeds and roast for a very short time. Add lentils and 1 liter of water and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer on medium heat for about 15 min.
  4. Cut the tomatoes into cubes and add 10 minutes before the end of cooking. Clean cauliflower and divide into florets. Finely chop the parsley. Roast cauliflower with a little water until golden brown for 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper.4.
  5. Lift the parsley under the lentils and season with salt and lemon juice and coconut milk.
  6. Arrange the lentils on four plates and add the cauliflower. If you want, you can serve rice.

 

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2 comments

  1. Sara | mshealthesteem.com

    This looks amazing Jasmin! My husband would be all over it (I’d have to make sure that I get myself a plate before he can dive in haha). Thank you for sharing your goodness!

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    1. Jasmin

      Sara thank you so much for this amazing feedback. And I know what you mean. Best you make the double recipe 😉

      Reply

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