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Tomato Lentil Dahl


Tomato Lentil Dhal for a warming and filling dinner. Packed with protein, this is vegan and gluten free.

Tomato Lentil Dahl vegan gluten free Tomato Lentil Dahl vegan gluten free

Spicy, warming and comforting, this tomato lentil dhal makes a delicious high protein dinner.

Tomato Lentil Dahl vegan gluten free

Recipe- Tomato Lentil Dhal


  • 1 cup red lentils (soaked previously)
  • 1 small courgette
  • 6 medium tomatoes
  • 300g cherry tomatoes
  • 1 red onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • handful of fresh coriander
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 lime
  • 1/3 cup flaked almonds
  • Sea salt & black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • pinch red chilies flakes

Cashew Cream:

  • 1 cup unsalted cashews
  • 1/3 cup coconut milk
  • pinch sea salt


  1. Cut all the tomatoes (keep the cherry tomatoes on a side until later in the recipe) zucchini, onion and chop half of the herbs.
  2. In a saucepan add the coconut oil, the chopped vegetables, chopped herbs the spices and the salt. Stir with a wooden spoon and let it cook on medium heat for a couple of minutes until the vegetables start to soften.
  3. Now add the lentils (previously soaked and rinsed), the water and the coconut milk. Let it cook in medium heat for 25-30 minutes, stirring from time to time (If you need some extra water, add during the cooking process).
  4. Add the cherry tomatoes the last 8-5 minutes of the cooking. Once ready, let it sit for a bit while you are making the cashew cream.
  5. To make the cashew cream, mix all the ingredients in your blender until you get a creamy consistence (add some spoons of water if needed).
  6. Garnish the tomato dahl bowls with some fresh herbs, almonds, cashew cream and some slices of lime.

My other healthy dinner recipes:

Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Sauce

Vegan Tomato Pasta Sauce

Cheese Free Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Basil and Avocado Pasta

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Sunday 16th of February 2020

That looks amazing