Allergen Information: Free of Dairy, egg, corn, soy, gluten, yeast. Serves 2. Oil-free Lentil soup. Spicy garlic Dal. Simple soup with tempering of blended up onion, tomato and spices directly added to the lentils to add flavor. Vegan Glutenfree Recipe
Blend the onion, tomato and all the ingredients for the sauce until smooth. Add to a saucepan over medium heat. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until it thickens a bit. Stir occasionally.
Wash the lentils, drain and add to the sauce with water, salt, turmeric, paprika and cayenne. Partially cover and cook for 25 to 30 minutes or until lentils are tender to preference. Cook longer for mushier lentils.
Garnish with cilantro and lemon juice and serve with rice, flatbread, pita bread, crackers etc.
Instant Pot: Heat the IP on Saute. Blend the onion, tomato and all the ingredients for the sauce until smooth. Add to the Instant Pot when hot. Cook for 7 to 8 minutes, or until it thickens a bit, stirring frequently towards the end. Add a splash of water if starting to stick. Wash the lentils, drain and add to the sauce with water, salt, turmeric, paprika and cayenne. Close the lid, set vent to sealing, and cook on Manual high pressure for 7 to 8 minutes. Let the pressure release naturally.Nutritional values based on one serving