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Ingredients

1 onions onion
chopped
1 tsp tsp ginger ginger
grated
3 garlic cloves garlic cloves
crushed
1 tsp tsp chilli powder chilli powder
1 tsp tsp ground tumeric ground tumeric
0.5 tsp tsp cumin cumin
ground
250 g g red lentils red lentils
900 ml ml water water
0.5 Red chillies Red chilli
chopped
coriander coriander
to serve
oil oil

Tarka dhal

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Preparation time: 0:15 min

Super quick to prepare, this tarka dhal recipe works really well as a side dish to accompany your main meal. Why not serve with extra chopped chillies on top for a final kick of heat?

1. Fry 1 chopped onion in oil for 4 minutes. Add 1 tsp grated ginger and 3 crushed garlic cloves, then slowly stir through 1 tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp turmeric and ½ tsp ground cumin.
2. Add 250g red lentils and 900ml water. Bring to the boil, then add ½ chopped red chilli. Cover and simmer for 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. When the lentils are tender, season to taste and serve with coriander and more chilli.

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