Easy Vegan Dal

The taste of dal is very unique and exquisite. You can make dal in all sorts of ways. This is a very easy recipe that is big on flavor and so delicious. It is a big hit every time I make it.

Here is what you will need:


2 cups red lentils

6 cups water or vegetable broth

1 red bell pepper ( seeded and chopped)

1 red onion ( diced)

1 tsp ginger

3 cloves of garlic (minced)

juice of 1/2 lemon

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp curry powder

1 tsp cumin

1/4 tsp cinnamon

pinch of cayenne powder

2 tomatoes ( diced)



  1. In a large pot over medium heat add about 1 tbsp water along with the onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Cook until tender, Adding a little water if needed.
  2. Add the ginger, turmeric, curry powder, cumin, and cinnamon. Cook for about 1 minute while stirring.
  3. Add the red lentils, diced tomatoes, lemon juice and water. Stir until combined. Bring the mixture to a boil and reduce heat to low and cover with a lid.
  4. Simmer for about 30 minutes or until the lentils are tender and the mixture is thickened.
  5. Serve over brown rice.

You are sure to love this dish. It is so filling and the flavors are outstanding.

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