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Dahl (Lentil Curry) with Winged Kelp

Dahl recipe
The perfect plant-based dinner, this dahl is made with winged kelp and red lentils. Full of vitamin sea, spices and flavors.
This recipe serves 4
Cooking time: 50minutes


1 tbsp oil
1 onion
2 cloves garlic
2 tablespoons grated ginger
2 cups grated carrot
10g Winged Kelp
2 tsp curry powder
1 tsp cumin
½ tsp turmeric
1 ½ cups dried red lentils
1 can coconut milk
500ml vegetable stock


Heat a large pot and add the oil. Dice the onion and add to the pot once the oil is heated. Stir occasionally until the onions are golden. Dice garlic and add to the pot. Lower heat to medium.
Peel and dice carrots very fine. Peel and grate the ginger. Add both the carrots and ginger to the pot and stir together. Allow the mixture to cook for 3-5 minutes.
Take the dried winged kelp and place in a bowl of water for 5 minutes to rehydrate. Drain the butare from the water and cut with a sharp knife so the are no pieces larger than 1 cm. Add the Winged kelp to the pot and stir through.
Add curry, cumin and turmeric to the pot and mix through. Cook for 5 more minutes or until aromatic.
Add the lentils, coconut milk and broth and bring heat down to low-medium. Place a lid on the pot and stir periodically every 5-10 minutes.
After 30 minutes or so the lentils should have softened and soaked up a lot of liquid. Once the lentils feel soft to chew, season the dahl with salt and pepper.
Serve this dish with your choice of rice, salad or bread. You can also try our naan bread recipe to accompany this dish.

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Get creative and get cooking with this vegetable from the sea! Winged kelp, similar in flavour and texture to the Japanese Wakame – is a nutritious superfood hand harvested in Lofoten.
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