Vegan Two Lentil Dahl

This simple vegan two lentil Dahl requires only easy-to-find ingredients and little more than a few chops and several stirs to make. It's the perfect protein-rich meal to prepare on a Sunday and enjoy throughout the week, and it can easily be doubled or even tripled and frozen.

Vegan Two Lentil Dahl

Ingredients
  1. 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  2. 8 scallions, trimmed and thinly sliced
  3. 1 large white onion, diced
  4. 3 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  6. 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  7. 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  8. 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper, to taste
  9. 2 teaspoons sea salt or to taste
  10. 1 (28-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  11. 6 cups filtered water
  12. 1 cup green lentils
  13. 1 cup split red lentils*
  14. 1 bunch cilantro, stemmed and roughly chopped

Instructions
  • Heat the coconut oil in a large stock pot over medium heat-high.
  • Add the scallions and onion, and cook for 7 minutes, or until softened.
  • Add the garlic, cumin, coriander, paprika, cayenne pepper, and sea salt, and continue to cook for another 3 minutes, or until beginning to brown and caramelize.