Sweet Potato Dal


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Total time

45min

Cook time

35min

Prep time

10min
Crate of vegetables

Ingredients

A boiling pot

Instructions

Dice sweet potato into small ½-inch cubes, and set aside. Line a medium pot with a thin layer of water and saute onions and garlic for a minute. Add a pinch or two red pepper flakes and continue to cook until all the water has cooked off. Add turmeric, ¼ tsp garam masala and stir to coat. Add 1 cup broth, uncooked lentils, and bring to a boil. Once boiling reduce to low, cover, and simmer for a few minutes, about 5. Add sweet potatoes, bring to a boil again and reduce to low and simmer, until lentils are fully cooked (they expand and the sauce thickens), about 5 minutes more. Check periodically to see if you need additional broth (I tend to add an extra ½ cup but it can vary). Once lentils are cooked and sweet potatoes are fork tender, taste, adding more garam masala as desired (I like to add another ¼ tsp but some blends are stronger than others). Add spinach, continuing to stir until spinach cooks down and softens. Add salt to taste and serve.

Nutrition

Servings per batch: 2

  • Calories: 232
  • Fat: 0.90g
  • Carbohydrate: 42.20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 17.70g
  • Sugars: 4.70g
  • Protein: 15.40g
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Picture of Sweet Potato Dal

Total time

45min

Cook time

35min

Prep time

10min
Crate of vegetables

Ingredients

A boiling pot

Instructions

Dice sweet potato into small ½-inch cubes, and set aside. Line a medium pot with a thin layer of water and saute onions and garlic for a minute. Add a pinch or two red pepper flakes and continue to cook until all the water has cooked off. Add turmeric, ¼ tsp garam masala and stir to coat. Add 1 cup broth, uncooked lentils, and bring to a boil. Once boiling reduce to low, cover, and simmer for a few minutes, about 5. Add sweet potatoes, bring to a boil again and reduce to low and simmer, until lentils are fully cooked (they expand and the sauce thickens), about 5 minutes more. Check periodically to see if you need additional broth (I tend to add an extra ½ cup but it can vary). Once lentils are cooked and sweet potatoes are fork tender, taste, adding more garam masala as desired (I like to add another ¼ tsp but some blends are stronger than others). Add spinach, continuing to stir until spinach cooks down and softens. Add salt to taste and serve.

Nutrition

Servings per batch: 2

  • Calories: 232
  • Fat: 0.90g
  • Carbohydrate: 42.20g
  • Dietary Fiber: 17.70g
  • Sugars: 4.70g
  • Protein: 15.40g