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Red Lentils Dal (Easy and Rich in Flavors) Recipe (with Video)

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Discover our Red Lentils Dal (Easy and Rich in Flavors) Recipe, a International recipe perfect as a main course recipe. Download the Flavrs app for 1000+ free food videos and recipes!

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Prep 10min | Cook 20min


Main Ingredients
- 1 Yellow onion, medium
- 2 clove Garlic
- 1 piece Ginger, about 1 cm
- 2 tsp Sugar
- 150 g red split lentils
- 200 ml veggie broth
- 1 can diced tomato
- 0.5 can Coconut cream, about 200ml
- 1 tsp Paprika
- 1 tsp garam masala, or curry powder
- 1 tsp Cumin, ground or seeds
- 1 tsp Turmeric
- 0.5 tsp chili
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Preparation of Ingredients
1. Finely chop garlic, onion, and ginger.
2. Add to a large pot with some oil and fry until onions become translucent.
Spice Preparation
1. Add paprika, turmeric, cumin, and chili to the pot and fry the spices for about 5 minutes to intensify the flavors.
Adding Main Ingredients
1. Add veggie broth, rinsed red lentils, and canned tomatoes.
2. Simmer for about 20 minutes (check your lentil package, but most split lentils will take 10-20 minutes to cook).
Final Touches
1. When lentils are soft, stir in coconut cream and 1-2 tbsp sugar to taste.
2. Top with fresh cilantro, coconut cream, or yogurt, and serve with rice, our naan bread, or sautéed veggies.

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