Dahl Curry (Peters modification)


  • 2 cups Red Lentils washed

  • 0.5 Onion chopped

  • 1 Clove Garlic sliced

  • 0.5 teaspoon Turmeric

  • 1 ripe Tomato chopped

  • 1 sprig curry leaf

  • 600 ml Water

  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds

  • 2 teaspoons Black Mustard seeds

  • 1 knob peeled Ginger

  • 2 Cloves Garlic

  • 2 tablespoons Ghee

  • Salt to taste

  • 1 bunch English Spinach picked and washed

  • 2 dry Chilli's


  • 1.

    Wash the Dahl 2 times and pour in the water.

  • 2.

    Add the turmeric, tomato, 1 clove of sliced garlic and 1/2 the curry leaves.

  • 3.

    Cook till the Dahl starts to break up 10 minutes.

  • 4.

    In a mortar and pestle grind the 2 garlic cloves, cumin,

  • 5.

    Mustard and curry leaves.

  • 6.

    Heat the ghee and add the crushed ingredients and 2 dry

  • 7.

    Chillies, cook till it starts to colour.

  • 8.

    Pour it into the Dahl and simmer for 5 minutes.

  • 9.

    Season and stir in the spinach take off the heat.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 225kj
  • Fat Total 4g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 13g
  • Carbohydrate 35g
  • Sugar 2g
  • Sodium 482mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by Scott119Report
great i finally found a decent dahl recipe. yows was lovely and very tasty
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Posted by NB2Report
Dahl is the indian word for Lentils