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Indian Dal Nirvana (Dal Makhani)

Indian Dal Nirvana (Dal Makhani)

A staple of Indian cuisine, dal makhani offers a taste of India's rich culinary traditions right in your own kitchen. The combination of lentils, tomatoes and spices cooked together creates a deeply comforting and hearty dish that's perfect for any day. Ingredients: 1 cup dry lentils 6 oz. crushed tomato (canned or tomato paste) 1 tablespoon fresh ginger (grated) 1 tbsp minced garlic 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper (to taste) 1…
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Vegan Crunchwraps

Vegan Crunchwraps

Vegan Crunchwraps are a delicious and satisfying meal, perfect for a weeknight meal or a fun weekend treat. The lentil filling is hearty and flavourful, complemented by creamy vegan queso, crispy tostada shells, fresh veggies and guacamole. Ingredients: For the lentil filling: 2 1/2 cups cooked green lentils (from about 1 cup dried) 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic, chopped…
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Vegetarian Sweet & Sour Radicchio with Toasted Breadcrumbs & Herb Lentils

Vegetarian Sweet & Sour Radicchio with Toasted Breadcrumbs & Herb Lentils

This vegetarian dish combines the strong flavours of radicchio with herby lentils and toasted breadcrumbs for a satisfying and nutritious meal. The sweet and sour elements complement the bitterness of the radicchio, making it a delicious main or side dish. Ingredients: 5 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil or rapeseed oil, plus extra for drizzling 1 small red onion, finely chopped 15g flat-leaf parsley, leaves plucked and chopped, stems finely chopped…
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Vegetarian Moussaka

Vegetarian Moussaka

A dish steeped in the warmth of Mediterranean cuisine, moussaka traditionally layers succulent meats with creamy sauces and tender vegetables. This vegetarian moussaka recipe honours the classic while embracing a meat-free ethos, inviting a blend of hearty lentils and earthy mushrooms to take centre stage. Ingredients: 2 medium aubergines, sliced into 1/2" rounds Kosher salt 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 8 oz baby…
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Dal Palak – Indian Lentils and Spinach

Dal Palak – Indian Lentils and Spinach

Embrace the simplicity of this dish; it's a testament to the fact that great taste doesn't require complexity. Whether you're an experienced cook or new to Indian cuisine, Dal Palak is forgiving and flexible, allowing you to adapt to your tastes. Ingredients: 1 cup red lentils (split, masoor dal) 5 oz baby spinach leaves 1 quart water 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 4 large garlic cloves, crushed 3…
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