One Pot Yellow Daal

This warming daal is easy to prepare and perfect for a night in. Recipe by our guest blogger Miri.


  • 100g finely chopped white onion
  • 110g tomato chopped
  • 1 cup mung daal
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 5 cups water
  • 2 tsp lemon juice


  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp dried coriander
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes


  1. Heat the olive oil in a pot and add chopped white onion and garlic. Sauté until the onions are translucent and golden.
  2. Add all of your spices and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Add chopped tomato and stir well.
  4. Rinse the dry lentils and add to the pot with water, stock and lemon juice. Leave to simmer for 45 minutes, adding more liquid if needed.
  5. Serve with whatever delicious sides you would like. Enjoy!

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Guest Blogger Miri

My name is Miriam, and I'm a 24 year old Norwegian living in Melbourne. See all recipes by Miri

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