Vegan Lentil Dahl

dairy free easy begginer indian recipe indian food lentil dahl Dec 09, 2023

Vegan Lentil Dahl
Serves: 6 • Total Time: 30 minutes • FODMAP rating: medium 

An easy flavorful, and filling Indian dish! Made with common pantry ingredients. Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and delicious!


1 large onion (or 2 small onions), chopped
4 cloves of garlic
2 teaspoons minced ginger
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 teaspoon paprika 
1 teaspoon coriander
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon garam masala
2 cups red lentils
4 cups veggie broth
1 14oz can of petit diced tomatoes (or dice fresh tomatoes)
2 teaspoons coconut sugar (or your sugar of choice)
1 cup coconut milk
salt and pepper to taste
garnish with the juice of 1/2 lemon or lime, and cilantro or parsley 
3-5 cups of rice depending on personal preference


Start cooking your rice. Water sauté your onion and garlic over medium heat, then add minced ginger and all the spices until they become fragrant. Next you will add the veggie broth and lentils along with the tomatoes and sugar. Cover and cook for about 8 minutes. Once the lentils are cooked through, add the coconut milk and salt and pepper to taste. Garnish with lemon or lime juice and cilantro or parsley. Serve over rice. 


*Don’t forget to preload on vegetables before you eat.
*FODMAP Swaps: take out garlic and onion if there is a sensitivity to those foods or use the green part of green onions. 

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