Spiced Spinach Dhal Soup

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Spiced Spinach Dhal Soup

Prep time
30 minutes
Cooking time
25 minutes

A comforting vegetarian one pot delight, a definite crowd pleaser. 


Recipe by Rachel Allen

  • 225g dried red or puy lentils
  • 3 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 large red onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2.5cm piece fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 medium-hot red chilli, deseeded and chopped, plus extra to garnish if you like
  • 1 medium-hot green chilli, deseeded and chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground corriander
  • 300ml vegetable stock, hot
  • 200g can chopped tomatoes
  • Good pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 100ml coconut cream (you can also use half the fat coconut cream if desired)
  • 100g baby leaf spinach, to serve
  • 20g bunch of fresh coriander, to serve
  • 6 tbsp crème fresh, to serve
  • Serve with 3 Nairn's organic oatcakes

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