Carrot Dhal

Carrot Dhal

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Carrot
Servings: 6


  • 1 cup split red lentils
  • 300 g carrots chopped
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 tablespoons finely grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric powder or grated fresh
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 cups filtered water
  • 1 stick of kombu not Korean or Chinese
  • 1 ⁄4 teaspoon Himalayan or Celtic sea salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon whey kefir or apple cider for soaking


  • Soak lentils overnight (up to 24 hours) in 3 cups of water and 1 teaspoon whey, kefir or apple cider vinegar.
  • Drain water and rinse well.
  • Heat coconut oil in a large pot.
  • Add ginger and turmeric powder and fry gently.
  • After 30 seconds add all other ingredients and bring to the boil.
  • Reduce heat to a moderate to low setting. Allow dhal to cook with the lid on for 40-50 minutes, stirring often.
  • Season as needed.



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