Red Lentil, Carrot & Zucchini Dal with Brown Rice

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Red Lentil, Carrot & Zucchini Dal with Brown Rice

(Serves 4)

INGREDIENTS

1 onion, finely diced

1 garlic clove, finely diced

1 carrot, grated

1 zucchini, grated

8 tomatoes, grated with skin and seeds

7 cups water

½ tsp cinnamon powder

½ tsp ginger powder

½ tsp turmeric powder

2 cups uncooked red lentils

1 tsp garam masala

juice of 1 lemon

4 cups cooked brown rice

salt to taste

METHOD

Heat a pot on a high heat. Add ¼ cup of water and then add ½ tsp each of cinnamon powder, ginger powder and turmeric powders. Stir well. Add the tomatoes, stir well and simmer for 2 minutes. Add 2 cups of red lentils. Add 6 cups water. Add the grated carrot and zucchini, mix well and cover with a lid. Bring to the boil once again and then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.  Stir well. Add 1 tsp of garam masala. Add the juice of 1 lemon. Add salt to taste. Stir well and serve with cooked brown rice.

 
 

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