Tag Archives: lentils

Panchratni Dal

This amazing  panchratni (5 jewels) dal uses 5 different varieties of lentils which I know is something a lot of people wont just have in the house but trust me it is worth it and you can substitute with other similar lentils. As with most dals this is good with rice, chapattis etc or just a bowl on its own. […]

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Lentil & Sausage Stew

A nice hearty lentil stew with added vegi sausages. Use whatever sausages you fancy, I’m writing this couple of months after I made it so can’t remember what they were, probably Quorn. The only problem I had with this was that some portions came out more “sausage heavy” than others. Great with a bit of crusty bread. Makes 4 portions […]

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Brown Lentil Soup

I love lentils and they make a wonderful soup, this one is so simple yet very satisfying. I would imagine most types of lentil would work in this sort of soup but I used whole brown lentils this time. Makes 5 servings Ingredients 190g whole brown lentils, rinsed well 1 onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 2 sticks of celery, chopped […]

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Puy Lentil and Spinach Soup

This is another recipe adapted from one of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s, it’s a lovely substantial soup featuring my favourite lentils. Serves 4-5 Ingredients 1 onion, finely chopped 1 carrot, chopped A few sprigs of thyme, leaves only, roughly chopped 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 200g tin of chopped tomatoes without the juice 150g puy lentils or lentilles vertes, rinsed well 1.3 litres […]

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