In India, a « dhal » is a meal made with legumes. A lot of different recipes exist. Today, it is a spicy version with red curry and sweet potatoes. A hearty budget meal, simple but ooooh so tasty!

Ready to cook this comforting veggie one-pot recipe? You can’t go wrong with this delicious meal. Let’s go!


Dhal’s ingredients

  • 150 g of red lentils
  • 300 g of sweet potatoes
  • 250 ml of coconut milk
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoon of curry
  • Freshly grated ginger (2cm)
  • Coconut oil (to cook)
  • Some fresh coriander leaves


  1. Cut the sweet potatoes into small pieces and grate the fresh ginger.
  2. In a pan, cook the garlic with the sweet potatoes in the hot coconut oil for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the lentils, spices and the grated ginger. Add a cup of fresh water.
  4. Cook it during 10 minutes medium heat.
  5. Add the coconut milk and cook it low heat until creamy.
  6. Serve on a beautiful plate and finally add the freshly grated coriander on the top!

Do you know other « Dhal » recipes? Comment and share your best ideas!