Tag Archives : lentils

You’ll love this money savvy Dal


This lentil dish is spicy, warming, nutritious, protein packed and a fantastic budget meal for when you need to stretch your money a bit further! 😀 Where do I get lentils? More and more supermarkets are now stocking a wider range of lentils so you can easily add these to your weekly shop. I have used Yellow Mung Dal in…

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Chana Saag Dal


I used to think that I could only have Indian style food from a take-away! I thought it was much too difficult and time consuming to make my own dals! Okay, so you do need a bit of time, but you can easily make a dal without too much effort – once you know how! If you’re not au fait…

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Lentil & Mushroom Bolognese


Warming, filling, nutritious lentil bolognese! 🙂 If your weather has suddenly turned mighty chilly this week, this is the perfect food to keep you all happy and warm! 😀 You can make a large batch and keep it in the fridge, then reheat it whenever you need in the next couple of days! It’s great on its own, with pasta,…

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Lentil Daal


How can something so simple be so tasty! 🙂 This is red split lentils, spiced up to a delicious warming fragrant bowl of daal! We made this as part of a meal to eat with courgette & okra curry, samosas, brown lentil & spinach curry and of course rice, poppadoms and raita. This daal was my favourite! I love daal…

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Smoky Lentil & Bean Casserole


This is a fantastic dish! I’m proud of myself! 😛 Not that I’m not usually, but this… well, this is great hot or cold, is baby friendly (I’m sure she will eat it if you make it too C.)! and besides being very easy to make, it is a FREE food on Slimming World and Weight Watchers! 😀 Oh, did…

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Okra & Lentil Soup


So today’s recipe is a bit of a cheat! There are Gremlins in my site somewhere and I need to spend time working on it trying to sort it out! So, here is a recipe I created a while ago, but still use regularly. The weather here is cold today – we’ve gone back to 6c (43f) so soup is…

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Who wants warming spicy lentil daal… ?


Daal! dal, dhal or maybe dahl! Whichever way you write it, it’s the same warming, spicy delicious bowl of goodness which can be used as a main, or a side, eaten with rice, with bread, or just on its own! As I have several really good friends who are Bengali (or married to Bengali’s) I have had more than my…

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Lentil Bolognese


Lentil Bolognese Hello! The sun is shining and the temperature is 14 degrees centigrade (57f). Woohoo! 😀 It’s time to get out in the garden and the allotment! I’m hoping this week was the last of the frosts! I think we’ll be planting like crazy… lots to go in already and we’ve been starting a few things on the windowsills!…

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Daal with Chickpeas (vegan & free-from)


Daal with Chickpeas Hello 😀 It’s Wednesday (just!) and I’ve managed to get back on track (no idea how!) This week I’ve had my little sisters children staying… I’m so not used to having a 2 year old around full time! and with his 6 year old sister too! We had FUN!!! But Oh I was SO tired! Special thanks to my…

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