Khatti dhal lentils in a bowl with spoon

Dhal recipes

13 Recipes

Make some dhal-ightful lentil curries for a filling veggie supper... These Indian-inspired recipes include variations on black dhal and a red lentil dish.

Khatti dhal

5

(1 rating)

Serve this tasty, healthy dhal as a vegetarian main meal or side dish. Adding tamarind to the lentils delivers fabulous sweet and sour flavour
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Red lentil & squash dhal

4.508195

(61 ratings)

A hearty budget meal of spiced red lentils with butternut and tomatoes. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric and a dollop of mango chutney
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Spinach, sweet potato & lentil dhal

4.71875

(80 ratings)

A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper...
  • 45 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Cheat’s black dhal

5

(1 rating)

If you're eating gluten-free or dairy-free, try this delicious dhal topped with spicy cauliflower as a filling dinner or as a smaller side dish...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Creamy black dhal with crispy onions

3.92857

(7 ratings)

This super-satisfying, slow cooker curry is packed with iron and fibre. Serve with a choice of tasty garnishes to turn your simple supper into a warming feast
  • 7 hours and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sweet potato dhal with curried vegetables

4.82143

(7 ratings)

This rich and comforting spicy lentil dish, topped with lightly curried vegetables, is delicious served with creamy yogurt and zesty lime
  • 1 hour and 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Indian sweet potato & dhal pies

4

(35 ratings)

Spiced red lentil dhal is topped with creamy sweet potato mash in these individual vegetarian pies - a cheap weeknight dinner option
  • 40 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Baked potatoes with spicy dhal

4.3

(10 ratings)

Cook red lentils with cumin, mustard seeds and turmeric and serve with a fluffy jacket potato and chutney
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Lime & coconut dhal

4.5

(6 ratings)

A vegetarian dip with a fresh zesty flavour, your party guests will hover around this one
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Creamy spiced dhal

3.285715

(7 ratings)

Dhal is super-easy and cheap to make - plus lentils are really good for you, so it's a winner from all sides
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian