vegan dahl
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Vegan Indian Dahl Recipe

A simple and bold vegan Dahl using 10 simple ingredients. This delicious pot of food will be loved by everyone.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: easy vegan Indian meals, gluten free, Indian dahl, soy free, Vegan Dahl recipe
Servings: 4
Calories: 123kcal



  • 1 cup Green split peas
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 small bunch fresh coriander


  • In a large pot add 1 Cup green split peas and 3 cups water with a dash of salt. Bring to the boil for 15-20 minutes until they are soft.
  • Chop the onion, tomato and ginger into bits and crush the garlic unless using bottles garlic.
  • In a 2nd pot, head the 1 Tbsp oil and add the 1 chopped onion.
  • Once the onion is almost translucent add the ginger, garlic, turmeric, coriander and chili flakes. The aroma is magical!
  • Next add the chopped tomatoes and cook for a few minutes longer.
  • Once the split peas are ready, add these to the spices and onion mix. Add a cup of water and the 1tsp salt. let this simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Serve alone or with rice/spiced potatoes/roti
  • Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.