Quick & Easy

Spicy dhal

For a more fragrant dhal, add 6 fresh curry leaves with the split peas. Any leftover curry leaves can be frozen, then used directly from the freezer as you need them.
10
1H

Ingredients

Method

1.Heat half the oil in a medium saucepan; cook the onion and garlic, stirring, until onion softens. Add the spices, cook, stirring, until fragrant.
2.Add split peas and the water; bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 40 minutes or until split peas are tender. Season with salt.
3.Heat remaining oil in a medium heavy-based pan; cook extra onions over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 15 minutes or until browned.
4.Serve spicy dahl topped with the onion mixture and coriander.

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