Food for us comes from our relatives, whether they have wings or fins or roots. That is how we consider food. Food has a culture. It has a history. It has a story. It has relationships … Check This Amazing Recipe: DIY dal mix
How to Make DIY dal mix
less than 30 mins
10 to 30 mins
Serves 2 as a main, or 4 as a starter
- 180g/6oz red lentils
- 1 vegetable stock
- 1 dried bay leaf
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp garam masala or curry powder
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tsp garlic
- pinch dried chilli
Combine all of the ingredients in the 350g/12oz jam jar and seal with a lid. It will keep until you’re ready to use in a hurry!
When ready to use, tip the contents of the jar into a saucepan and add 2 jars of water (approximately 600ml/1 pint). Bring to the boil, then reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 10-15 minutes until the lentils are soft.
Remove from the heat and leave to stand for 5 minutes before serving.