Lemon and Lime Dahl

A simple and healthy dish with a fiery kick from SpiceTheWorld

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Serves 6 (Estimated) Rating 4/5

4 stars

Prep Time 10 Minutes Cooking Time 40 Minutes

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Vegan safe

Carbon Rating A

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Ingredients
3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Onion, finely chopped
3 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tsp Salt
2 tbsp Turmeric
2 Fresh Chillies, for garnish
2 Garlic Cloves, chopped
250 g Red Split Lentils
1 lt Vegetable Stock
1 tsp Dried Mint
2 Limes
1 Lemon
2 tbsp Olive Oil
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 Garlic Cloves, finely sliced
¼ tsp Cayenne Pepper
1 tbsp Coriander Leaves

Method
To make the dal gently heat the oil in a large deep pan.
Add the onion and slowly fry for 10 minutes.
Add the cumin, salt, turmeric, chillies, garlic cloves, and cook for 2 minutes.
Now add the lentils, stock, and mint.
Bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes add more stock if required.
Stir occasionally.
Add the majority of the lime and lemon juice but reserve some to garnish.
To make the dressing gently heat the olive oil.
Then add the cumin, garlic, and cayenne pepper.
Cook for 30 seconds only then remove from the heat.
To serve place the dal into a serving dish and spoon swirls of the dressing over the top.
Add the lemon and lime zest the reserved chilli slices a little fresh coriander and the remaining lime and lemon juice (to taste).

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