Caribbean Dal Red Lentil Indian Soup

Caribbean Dal

  • PREPARATION TIME : 5 minutes
  • COOKING TIME : 35 minutes
  • SERVES : 3-4 people
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Grace’s Caribbean Dal Recipe

  • 1 Cup Grace Yellow Split Peas
  • 1 Finely Chopped Onion
  • 2 Sliced Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 Chopped and Seeded Jalapeno Pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons of Grace Coconut Oil
  • ½ Teaspoon of Tumeric
  • ¾ Can of Grace Coconut Milk
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 Finely Sliced Shallots
  • ¼ Teaspoon Red Chili Pepper Flakes
  • 3 Bay Leaves
  • A Teaspoon Mustard Seeds

1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, sauté the garlic, onion and Jalapeno pepper in 2 tablespoons of Grace Coconut Oil. Add the turmeric, Grace Yellow Split Peas and 3 cups of water. Bring all of the ingredients to a boil, then lower the heat and simmer.
2. Leave covered until the peas are soft (about 30 minutes).
3. Add Grace Coconut Milk and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add salt to taste.
4. In a separate skillet add 1 tablespoon of Grace Coconut Oil and melt over high heat. Add the shallots, the red chili pepper flakes, bay leaves and mustard. Fry until the mustard seeds begin to turn gray. Stir into the Grace Split Peas and serve.

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