Lentil and Sweet Potato Dahl With Rice

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 40 minutes
  • 4 servings

This recipe has a lot of spiced ingredients but it’s no wonder since it’s a healthy, vegetarian, Indian dahl. The rice and lentils, together with the sweet potato get deliciously enhanced by garam masala and coriander. It doesn’t take much of your time to prepare – 30 minutes at most.

Ingredients Needed for Lentil and Sweet Potato Dahl With Rice


    For the sweet potato and lentils:

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    1 red onion, diced
    2 garlic cloves, crushed
    2 teaspoons of garam masala
    1 teaspoon coriander seeds
    2 large sweet potatoes, cubed
    4 ounces of red lentils
    1 cup coconut milk
    2 medium tomatoes, diced
    1 cup water

    For the rice:

    2 ounces of almond flake
    10 ounces of cooked rice
    salt
    pepper
    2 teaspoons of garam masala
    fresh parsley for garnishing

How to Make Lentil and Sweet Potato Dahl With Rice

  1. For the sweet potato and lentils:

    Heat the oil in a skillet over low heat. Add the onion. Cook and stir it until tender.

  2. Add the garlic, garam masala, coriander seeds, sweet potato, and red lentils. Cook and stir for 1 minute or so.
  3. Add the coconut milk and tomatoes. Cook and stir for 30 seconds. Add the water, stir a little, and cook until reduced. Set aside.
  4. For the rice:

    Add the almond flakes to a skillet over low heat. Cook and stir until golden brown. Set aside.

  5. Add the cooked rice to a skillet over low heat. Season with salt and pepper, then add the roasted almond flakes and garam masala. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  6. Serve the sweet potatoes and red lentils together with the rice on a tray. Garnish them with fresh parsley.

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