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Slow Cooker Cookbook: Over 220 No-fuss Delicious One-pot Recipes for Relaxed Preparation

Coconut, Tomato and Lentil Dhal with Roasted Almonds

Page 204

Cuisine: Indian | Course Type: Main Courses

(1 review)

Tags: tomatoes almonds nuts lentils coconut curry storage red lentils

Recipe Reviews

10th April 2010

friederike from Berlin,

I substituted the yellow mustard seeds with coriander seeds, and used only two tomatoes instead of five, and less juice than instructed (half a lime instead of two).

It was very delicious, although it wasn't quite what was described. It had a tendency to burn, and I had to stir it every 10-15 minutes to prevent it from going wrong, and I had to add extra liquid. It didn't really need 2 1/2 hrs. for cooking, so we ate it after 1 1/2 hours (read the cooking instructions on the lentil packaging), and although we served it with a warm naan bread p.p., it was rather a light meal instead of the 'filling supper' that was promised.

Nevertheless, it was very delicious, and I´ll surely make it again, either as a light vegetarian meal, or as side dish for Indian food. The coriander seeds were a good substitute, although I would crush them first before adding.

Crosspost. Exactly the same recipe also appears in Complete Vegetarian, only that the title differs slightly, it's Tomato and Lentil Dhal with Toasted Almonds.

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