Mains, Vegetarian

Red Lentil & Coconut Dal

Cooking method:

Ninja Foodi Multi-Cooker OP300
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Total time: 25 mins
  • Skill Easy
  • Serves 6 people

Red Lentil & Coconut Dal

A quick and easy Creamy, Coconut Dal that is ready to eat in under 30 minutes. Serve with rice or chapatti for a hearty, nutritious, meal.

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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp Vegetable or Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 sprig Curry Leaves
  • 1 large Onion, diced
  • 1 inch Ginger, crushed
  • 4 cloves Garlic, crushed
  • 1 tins Chopped Tomatoes, pureed (400g)
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground Coriander
  • 3/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 cup (190g) Split Red Lentils
  • 200g Coconut Milk
  • Salt to taste
  • Lemon Juice

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Method

  • Step 1

    Select Saute on Foodi and once ready, add Oil.

  • Step 2

    Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry Leaves.

  • Step 3

    Once the mustard seeds begin to splutter, add Onions, Ginger and Garlic.

  • Step 4

    Add 3 tbsp Water. Saute for 5-6 minutes until onions begin to turn light golden brown.

  • Step 5

    Add tomatoes, coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric.

  • Step 6

    Mix through and cook for 4 – 5 minutes.

  • Step 7

    Add the dal to the pot and stir to mix.

  • Step 8

    Pour in 4 cups water. Close the lid and seal the valve.

  • Step 9

    Set the Foodi at manual pressure for 10 minutes. Release pressure by carefully turning the valve to vent.

  • Step 10

    Stir in the coconut milk and season to taste.

  • Step 11

    Serve with a squeeze of Lemon Juice. You can blend the Lentils if you would like for a smoother Dal.

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