Dal recipes (34)

Find loads of dal recipes for a delicious accompaniment to most any curry. We also have heartier dal recipes that can make a fab vegetarian main course when served with rice. Check out our entire Indian collection for more ideas.

Top dal recipes

14 reviews

I actually learnt this in the kitchen of a seasoned Indian homecook! Traditional fragrant dish with toor dal, ginger, chilli, tomatoes, cumin and garlic.

Recipe by: Pyromommy

48 reviews

A staple dish in Indian cuisine, this vegetarian ‘dhal’ with vegetables is enriched with coconut milk, giving it an exotic, enticing flavour. Serve with rice, warm naan or chappatis.

Recipe by: Maggie Pannell

25 reviews

This is a rich and hearty vegetarian lentil curry, great as a main rather than as a side. Don't be discouraged by the ingredients list; this dish is easy dish to make, and great served with basmati rice.

Recipe by: Emma Maher

13 reviews

Masoor dhal are red lentils and this spicy red lentil dish can be enjoyed as a starter, or as a main with rice or naan.

Recipe by: Rachel

4 reviews

This Indian dal is a gorgeous, warming dish, perfect comfort or winter food! Enjoy on its own or as a side to your favourite curry.

Recipe by: Bekah292

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