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Red lentil dal

One-pot, easy and comforting

cooking time: 30mins difficulty: easy serves: 2


300 g of red lentils

2 red chilies, minced

2 red onion, diced

4 cloves of garlic, minced

1 can of  tinned tomatoes

1 l of vegetable stock

4 tbsp of tomato puree

1 cup of fresh spinach

Salt and pepper to taste

1/2 tsp chilli flakes

2 tbsp smoked paprika

2 tsp tumeric

1/2 tsp ground cumin

½ dried ginger

4 dried bay leaves

Optional toppings:

Coconut yougurt


Coriander or parsley


1. In a large pan on a medium heat dry fry all the dried spices and bay leaves.