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Lentils Dahl


Do you know who Deliciously Ella is? Ella was a young girl who, by some unfortunate incident in life, changed her whole life.

Due to some health problems, she discovered the vegetarian world and created a blog with recipes that she created herself. Since then, her blog has been growing and her project today is much more than that.

Ella is a source of inspiration! I have one of her books and I love it. The recipes are really inspiring and all the pictures are so appealing. Yes, it makes you want to make all the recipes!

I decided to venture myself with one of her recipes: Lentils Dahl.

Want to see the result?


Lentils Dahl (4/6 pax):

  • 4 garlic cloves
  • A piece of ginger
  • 1 mug of green lentils
  • 1 medium butternut squash
  • A drizzle of olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of tomato puree
  • 2 tsp of powdered cumin
  • 2 tsp powdered turmeric
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of pepper
  • Syrian flatbreads
  1. Start by peeling and chopping the garlic.
  2. Grate the ginger.
  3. Put the garlic and ginger in a frying pan with olive oil and let it fry a little.
  4. Put the lentils in a pan with 3 cups of water.
  5. Add the garlic and the ginger and bring them to a boil.
  6. Meanwhile, cut the butternut squash into small cubes.
  7. Add the tomato puree, the cumin, and the turmeric to the pan with the lentils, along with the salt and the pepper, and mix.
  8. Close the pan and cook for about 40/45 minutes. If necessary, add more water.
  9. When the lentils are cooked and the butternut squash is soft, remove them from the heat.
  10. Serve with Syrian flatbreads.

Suggestion: Serve with basmati rice, for example, if you prefer.

As for seasonings, measure them to your liking. You can also use spicy or chili peppers if you like.


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