Slow cooker split pea dhal

Less than 30 mins preparation time
Over 2 hours cooking time
Serves 4


Tasty and filling, dhal makes a cheap, healthy and satisfying meal from storecupboard ingredients.




·         300g yellow split peas

·         1 onion, chopped

·         200g chopped tomatoes (from a tin or fresh)

·         thumb of fresh root ginger, finely grated

·         2 tsp cumin seeds, 1 tsp crushed finely in a mortar

·         2 tsp ground turmeric

·         2 garlic cloves, one crushed, one thinly sliced

·         10 freeze-dried curry leaves

·         700ml/1¼ pts hot vegetable stock

·         1 hot green finger chilli, thinly sliced

·         2 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil

·         lemon wedges, to serve



Preparation method

1.      Place the split peas, onion, tomatoes, ginger, ground cumin, turmeric, crushed garlic, curry leaves and stock into a slow cooker. Add most of the chilli and stir to combine. Cook on high for 4 hours, until the split peas are tender.

2.      Season the dhal generously with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Just before serving, heat the oil in a saucepan. When the oil is very hot, add the whole cumin seeds and the sliced garlic. Fry until the garlic is golden-brown and the cumin smells toasty and almost smoky. Spoon the hot spiced oil over the dhal, scatter with the remaining green chilli, then serve with lemon wedges for squeezing.



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