Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Cleansing Eats :: Coconut Dahl

I promise you with recipes this good - you won't ever feel like your missing out!

Awesomse image by Hayley Blease

Coconut Dahl

3 tbs coconut oil (or similar)
1 onions, diced.
1 deseeded green chilli chopped (optional)
1/4 tsp tumeric
1/2 tsp cumin
1 tomato chopped
225g red lentils split
250ml coconut milk
Basil leaves to serve

Heat oil in a saucepan and place over medium heat.
Add the diced onions and chilli and cook until softened.
Stur in tumeric and cumin and cook until aromatic (approx one minute)

Increase heat and add lentils, cocont milk, tomato and 750ml of water. Bring to bil and then reduce to a low simmer, stirring often. Cook for 25 - 30 minutes until lentils are soft and mushy. Season to taste.

Top with Basil and serve.

Just like I said - this is just one of many awesome recipes I'm sharing this week. This simple dahl can take the fuss out of cooking the family meal for us cleansers - just add some baked chicken and the whole tribe will be happy!


  1. Dahlink! This looks lentilicious, Yum Shanti!

  2. Please deliver directly to my house. It is delicious and I am too gigantic to move!

  3. Do you soak the lentils first Nat?
    I loved the curry recipe BTW - it was awesome!

  4. It's cooking on the stove as I speak - thanks for the inspiration. Always looking for new ideas!

  5. I have a coconut, tomato and lime dhal that I don in the crock pot - or crock pock as the dependents call it. 'Tis good.

  6. Nat this looks delicious! I will definitely be making this!


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