Vegan Red Lentil And Sweet Potato Dhal

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Vegan Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Dhal

This is a super quick and easy is packed full of flavour, great on its own with some pitta of as an accompaniment to other Indian dishes.
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INGREDIENTS:
1tbsp vegetable oil
1 cup red lentils
1 sweet potato, chopped into 2cm chunks
1 red onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1/2 inch ginger grated
1/2 red chilli, finely chopped
1 tbsp mild curry powder
1tbsp garam masala
300ml boiling water or vegetable stock
500ml can coconut milk
Pinch Salt
2 tablespoons tomato paste
2 spring onions, finely chopped
2 tablespoons toasted almonds
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METHOD:
In a large non stick saucepan heat 1tbsp oil on medium heat, add the ginger, onion, garlic and chilli for 5 mins. Then add the garam masala and curry powder for 2 minutes.

The pot should smell lovely and fragrant, add the lentils, sweet potato, tomato paste and salt. Stir till everything is coated and then add the stock and coconut milk.
Bring to boil over medium-high heat, then simmer uncovered, for 15 minutes until sweet potato is tender and lentils are soft.

[If it’s too liquidy, increase the heat and cook a little longer; if it’s too thick, add a bit more water]

Serve sprinkled with toasted almonds, spring onions and coriander.

Enjoy!
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