Sweet Potato and Lentil Dal

Recipe: Sweet Potato and Lentil Dal


  • 1 tsp olive oil  
  • 1/2 red onion 
  • 1 red chilli 
  • 1tsp turmeric 
  • 1 tsp cumin 
  • 1 garlic clove 
  • 1 sweet potato 
  • 125g red lentils 
  • 300ml veg stock 
  • Handful of spinach 


Chop onion and garlic and fry on a low heat until onion goes translucent. Add chilli, turmeric and cumin and stir for 2 minutes. Add chopped and pealed sweet potato and mix with the spices, onion and garlic.  

Add red lentils and pour in the stock. You may need to add more boiling water if it gets too dry. Cook for 20mins until sweet potato chunks are soft.  

Wilt the spinach in just before serving.  


Credit: Gemma Greig

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