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Red Lentil Dahl


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Red Lentil Dahl


  • Prep Time : 10 min
  • Cook Time : 30 min
  • Ready Time : 40 min




  • 2 cups red lentils
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 tablespoons Chili Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 12 oz can tomato paste


Wash lentils well in cold water. Add to pot and cover with water. Simmer covered until the lentils are soft.

Add oil to large skillet and caramelize the onions.

In a mixing bowl, combine chili sauce, curry powder, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, salt, pepper, sugar, garlic and ginger. Blend well. When onions are cooked, add this mixture to the pan and cook on medium heat until well blended. Add can of tomato paste, reduce heat, leave on low until lentils are cooked.

When lentils are cooked, drain them, mix curry mixture into the lentils, and serve over fresh basmati rice.


About Hadassah Sabo Milner


HaDassah Sabo Milner is a Welsh Jew who lives in Monsey NY. She is a writer and a blogger and a lifelong foodie. She's married with four sons who provide her with much fodder for her writing projects. HaDassah is also a social media rockstar who can update multiple platforms simultaneously whilst cooking Shabbat dinner for 70. You can find her on Facebook, Twitter Twittr , and read her blog In The Pink .

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