June 11, 2021

Our dahl recipe supplies an excellent source of iron, fibre and source of protein, for vegetarians. Packed with vegetables and lentils, which we love for their alkaline boosting powers. This dhal makes for the perfect healthy comfort food.  

Serves 2
Prep: 15 min
Cook: 25 min


1 tbs extra-virgin olive oil

1 small onion, finely chopped

2 tsp finely grated fresh ginger

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 long red chilli, finely chopped

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp mustard seeds

1 tomato, diced

½ cup red lentils, rinsed, drained

¼ cup quinoa, rinsed, drained

Natural yoghurt and steamed beans, to serve


1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook onion, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add ginger, garlic, chilli and spices and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more.

2. Add lentils, quinoa and 375ml (1 ½ cups) water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes or until lentils are tender but still have some texture, and mixture is thick. Season with salt and pepper. Serve with a dollop of yoghurt and steamed green beans.


Recipe formulated for HUSTL. HEALTH.
Created by ®Chrissy Freer