Dal

Green Pea & Spinach Dal with Crispy Paneer

Green Pea & Spinach Dal with Crispy Paneer

by Martin Hill December 15, 2023

Daily dal? We've gathered dal recipes for a different dal every day for a fortnight - and there are countless more variations on this nourishing meal of spiced split pulses. . This green pea dal from Martin Hill is the latest addition to our collection; it's rich, indulgent and packed with flavour.

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Tomato Dal With Crispy Paneer

Tomato Dal With Crispy Paneer

by Martin Hill March 23, 2023

This delicious dal recipe is from Martin Hill. Made with warming spices like black cardamom, cinnamon and smoked paprika. Our olive green lentils are a great addition to any dal, as they keep their shape well and bring a nutty flavour. Topped off with crispy paneer and quick pickled red onion.

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Yellow Dhal Curry with Pol Sambol

Yellow Dhal Curry with Pol Sambol

by Sarah Cotterell and Aitana Infante February 06, 2023

A wonderfully fragrant and filling dhal recipe from A La Mesa, a celebration of food from the childhoods and travels of Sarah and Aitana of The Little Cooking Pot in Clapton. A La Mesa is a joyous and mindful guide to growing, sourcing, preserving, cooking, eating and composting. This recipe was inspired by Sarah’s travels in Sri Lanka.

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Wrinkled Pea Masala

Wrinkled Pea Masala

by Nick Saltmarsh January 09, 2022

Inspired by Felicity Cloake's Perfect Chana Masala, this simple but satisfying recipe substitutes whole wrinkled peas for the usual chana or chickpeas. It's delicious with either (or just about any whole pulse) but the especially high resistant starch content of wrinkled peas provides more nourishment for your gut flora.

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Split Yellow Pea and Cauliflower Dal

Split Yellow Pea and Cauliflower Dal

by The Cook and Him April 13, 2020

Finished with an exuberant tarka of onion and cherry tomatoes, this simple but delicious vegan dal from The Cook and Him makes a sustaining meal.

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Green Split Pea and Pesto Stuffed Conchiglie

Green Pea Dal & Pesto Stuffed Conchiglie

by The Cook and Him May 14, 2019 3 Comments

Stuffed conchiglie pasta shells filled with a split green pea dal and home-made pesto, baked in a tangy tomato sauce. Totally vegan and totally flavourful! This Cook & Him recipe is perfect for a weeknight meal.

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British Dal Makhani

British Dal Makhani

by Jenny Chandler March 11, 2018 2 Comments

In this high days and holidays dal from Northern India, enriched with butter and cream, Jenny Chandler substitutes British whole lentils and red haricot beans for the traditional black urad dal and red kidney beans. As Jenny says, "the result is just heaven", perfect as a stand alone main dish with a little rice or a flatbread alongside or great as a player in an indulgent spread.

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Dal Saag – Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

Dal Saag – Split Yellow Pea and Spinach Dal

by Jenny Chandler February 24, 2018 2 Comments

Split yellow peas make a wonderfully satisfying dal, prepared in much the same way as the classic chana dal (made with split chickpeas) of India. The peas give a smoother texture than chickpeas but it’s possible to keep a bit of the firmer texture, if preferred, if you keep an eye.

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Mushy Pea and Mushroom Pie

Mushy Pea and Mushroom Pie

by Jenny Chandler November 10, 2017 3 Comments

This inventive pie from Jenny Chandler uses mushy peas as the heart of a comforting winter pie that makes a meal in itself or imposing side dish.

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Moorish Mushy Peas with Harissa

Moorish Mushy Peas with Harissa

by Jenny Chandler November 10, 2017

Spice up your Classic Mushy Peas with Jenny's Chandler quick but delicious recipe to add a little Moorish pizzazz to good old British marrowfat peas.

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Traditional British Mushy Peas

Traditional British Mushy Peas

by Jenny Chandler November 10, 2017 7 Comments

Best known as an accompaniment to fish and chips, mushy peas have much more to offer. Here's Jenny Chandler's recipe for simple but sublime classic mushy marrowfat peas, with a solution to achieving a rich green colour without food colouring, and suggestions for mouth-watering ways to serve them.

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Fava Santorini made with Yellow Split Peas

Fava Santorini made with Yellow Split Peas

by Nick Saltmarsh May 15, 2017 1 Comment

Despite the name this dish from the Greek island of Santorini is made not with fava beans but with split yellow peas - or more traditionally with an entirely different species of pulse, Lathyrus clymenum.

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