Mar29
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Easiest Indian Dish Ever: Slow Cooker Red Lentil Daal Recipe

Easiest Indian Dish Ever: Slow Cooker Red Lentil Daal Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 3-6 hours, unattended

Yield: 8 servings

Easiest Indian Dish Ever: Slow Cooker Red Lentil Daal Recipe

Easiest Indian fix ever! Just toss these ingredients in your slow cooker and a few hours later a super-flavorful, healthy Indian lentil stew emerges. Don’t be intimidated by the spice list in this…if you’re missing 1 or 2 it’ll still be just as delicious!

Ingredients

4 cups low-sodium chicken broth

2 cups red lentils

1-15 ounce can diced tomatoes

1 large onion, chopped

1 Tablespoon minced ginger

1 Tablespoon minced garlic

1 Tablespoon curry powder

1 teaspoon mustard seed

1/2 teaspoon ground coriander

1/2 teaspoon cumin

1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

1 teaspoon sugar

1 teaspoon lemon juice

3/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 cup minced cilantro

Instructions

  1. Combine chicken broth, lentils, tomatoes, onion, ginger, garlic, mustard seed, coriander, cumin, and cayenne in a slow cooker. Cook for 6 hours on low or 3 hours on high. Stir in sugar, lemon juice, salt, and cilantro.

Notes

Make this a substantial vegetarian main dish by using veggie broth and stirring in cooked diced potatoes and baby spinach before serving. Serve over rice topped with Greek yogurt or sour cream. 

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