Apple & Ginger Dahl

Apple & Ginger Dahl


(updated 28th September 2020)

- Media Credit: Happy Skin Kitchen
An immune-boosting recipe with a delicious apple twist!
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  • 1 tbsp of coconut oil
  • 1 white onion – finely chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves – crushed
  • A thumb piece of ginger – grated
  • A small piece of fresh turmeric – grated
  • 1 tsp of curry powder
  • 1 tsp of cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper
  • 1 jazz apple – grated on the large holes of a box grater
  • 1 cup of red split lentils – rinsed
  • 1 can of coconut milk
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Add the coconut oil to a large pan and place on medium heat. Once hot, add in the curry powder, cumin & cayenne pepper. Cook for a few minutes, making sure to keep stirring to prevent from burning.
  • Add in the chopped onion and cook for 5-6 minutes until the onion start to caramelize.
  • Add in the grated ginger, turmeric and garlic and cook for another couple of minutes.
  • Add in the grated apple, lentils and stir to coat. Stir in the coconut milk and 2 cups of water and bring it to boil. Turn down the heat to a simmer and cook for 25-30 minutes until the lentils are soft and you have a creamy consistency.
  • Serve with a squeeze of lime juice and top with coconut yogurt, chopped coriander and some chili flakes.
This recipe was republished with permission from Happy Skin Kitchen. Find the original recipe here.
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