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Mixed dhal

8
4
4
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
2 hr
Prep
30 min
Cook
1 hr 30 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
Spice up any occasion with this flavour-packed dish

Ingredients

canola oil

1 tbs

brown onion

1 medium, finely chopped

garlic

2 clove(s), crushed

fresh ginger

50 g, (4cm piece), peeled, grated

fresh red chilli

1 whole, finely chopped

ground cumin

2 tsp

ground coriander

3 tsp

ground turmeric

1 tsp

dry lentils

cup(s), (brown), (65g)

dry lentils

cup(s), (red), (65g)

Dried green split peas

½ cup(s), (100g)

tomato puree

400 g

vegetable stock

2 cup(s), (500ml)

pumpkin, butternut, raw

240 g, chopped coarsely. (buy 300g)

baby spinach leaves

100 g

Nestle Carnation Evaporated Milk, Light and Creamy, Coconut Flavoured

¼ cup(s)

fresh coriander

½ cup(s)

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, ginger, chilli, ground cumin, coriander and turmeric and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant.
  2. Add lentils, peas, puree, stock, 1 1/2 cups (375ml) water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, stirring occasionally, for 1 hour. Add pumpkin and cook, uncovered, for 15 minutes or until just tender.
  3. Stir in spinach and milk and cook for 1–2 minutes or until spinach has wilted and dhal is warmed through. Season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Serve topped with fresh coriander leaves.

Notes

SERVING SUGGESTION: Naan bread.

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