Vegan Dahl recipe

LocalsFoodDuo3Here is the first of our sibling food and wine pairing suggestions. Have a go at making this awesome recipe and try it with the Praxis Gewurtztraminer for the perfect Food meets Wine experience.

Toast 1t cumin seeds in some cooking oil until the seeds begin to sputter. Reduce heat. Add two small onions chopped. Sauté the onions until softened. Add 7 cloves of garlic finely chopped to the onions continue to sauté over medium heat. The goal is to get the onions and garlic dark and carmelized but not burned

Praxis Gewürztraminer

Praxis Gewürztraminer

While sautéing.

Combine 1 cup red lentils (rinsed) with 3 cups of vegetable broth and a can of diced tomatoes. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and reduce heat. Simmer until tender (about 20 mins)

Add to the sauté pan 1 t coriander, 1/2 t cayenne and 1 t turmeric to the pan and stir. Mixture should be a dark brown. This mixture is called the Tadka.

Stir the Tadka into the lentil mixture (including residual oil). Continue to cook until dal reaches the desired thickness. Whisk a tablespoon of vegan butter (Earth Balance) into the dal to emulsify. Add salt to taste.

Serve over basmati rice with chopped fresh cilantro if desired

Recipe by Robert Acosta-Lewis

2 Responses

  1. Super yummy if I say so myself.
  2. That does sound like a tasty dish with the Gerwurtztraminer!

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