Tomato and Mushroom Dhal Recipe.

Tomato and Mushroom Dhal Recipe. Image credit: SAMFA

Tomato and Mushroom Dhal: A protein packed meal with flavour

Ready in just thirty minutes, this tomato and mushroom Dhal is the ideal protein packed dinner for any day of the week.

Tomato and Mushroom Dhal Recipe.

Tomato and Mushroom Dhal Recipe. Image credit: SAMFA

We love dhal, and if you haven’t tried it yet we beg that you give this recipe a try. This dish is packed with flavours and aromas that will make your belly rumble in anticipation of its greatness!

What is dhal?

Dhal is a combination of split legumes and peas such as, lentils.

Dhal is full of protein and an excellent substitute for rice and in our opinion a lot more tasty! It can also be paired with so many flavoursome combinations that you’ll probably be inspired to eat dhal on a weekly basis.

Tomato and Mushroom Dhal

5 from 1 vote
Recipe by South African Mushroom Farmers’ Association Course: LunchCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

4

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

15

minutes
Total time

30

minutes

Ready in just thirty minutes, this tomato and mushroom Dhal is the ideal protein packed dinner for any day of the week.

Ingredients

  • 30 ml oil

  • 1 onion, diced

  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 15 ml fresh ginger, finely grated

  • 15 ml curry paste

  • 400 g portabellini mushrooms, halved

  • 410 g or 1 tin chopped tomatoes

  • 2 g or 2 tins brown lentils, drained

  • 45 ml plain yoghurt or thick cream

  • 30 ml fresh coriander, chopped

  • To Serve (optional):
  • rice

  • naan bread

  • raita

  • toasted coconut

Method

  • Heat the oil in a pan and gently fry the onion and garlic for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the ginger, curry paste and mushrooms and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomatoes and lentils and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Top with yoghurt or cream and coriander.
  • Serve with rice or naan breads, raita and/or toasted coconut.

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