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Indian Green or Yellow Dahl | GreenSmoothieGirl

 

Indian Green or Yellow Dahl

This easy and filling meal contains both a grain and legume for a perfect protein-filled dinner

Course

Main Course
Cuisine

Indian

50 minutes

6

  • 2
    cups
    split peas or yellow lentils
  • 1 1/2
    cups
    brown rice
  • water
  • 6
    cloves
    garlic
  • 1
    tsp
    kelp granules
    optional
  • 1
    tsp
    salt
    for rice
  • 1 1/2
    tsp
    salt
    for peas/lentils
  • 1
    tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1
    tsp
    turmeric
  • 2
    tsp
    cumin
  • 1
    cup
    chopped cilantro

  1. In separate saucepans, rinse split peas and brown rice well. Cover each with fresh water and allow to soak several hours. Drain well.
  2. Add 3 cups water and 1 tsp. salt to the rice, and 4 cups water to the split peas, bring each to a boil, and reduce heat for 45 mins.
  3. Add all seasonings except cilantro to peas/lentils, and mash with a spoon. Serve dahl over brown rice and sprinkle liberally with cilantro.

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