Bibi’s Kitchen Dahl

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Warm up on the inside with Rafida’s easy dahl recipe kit.


  • Bibi’s Kitchen lentil mix
  • 3 tbspns ghee or vegetable oil
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 medium brown onion, finely chopped
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • Bibi’s Kitchen Dhal spice mix (comes with Bibi’s Kitchen lentil mix)
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups of water
  • fresh coriander leaves


  • Soak lentil mix in cold water for at least 2 hours then drain and rinse under running cold water. Set aside to fully drain
  • Heat ghee/oil in a large saucepan over medium heat
  • Add the chopped onion and fry until soft
  • Add chopped garlic and stir for 1 minute
  • Add Bibi’s Kitchen spice mix, stir through, then add the lentils. water, and chopped tomato, mix gently, bring to the boil
  • Cover and gently simmer for 40 minutes, stirring regularly until the lentils are tender. Add more water if necessary
  • Remove from the heat when cooked

Tempering the dahl

  • 1 tbspn ghee, butter, or vegetable oil
  • 1 tspn black mustard seeds and cumin seeds (comes with Bibi’s Kitchen dahl kit)
  • Heat the ghee/butter/oil in a frying pan on high heat, add the spice seed mix, stir for a few minutes until seeds pop a little. Add to the cooked dahl, garnish with coriander leaves and serve with chapati or naan, and yoghurt or raita

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Recipe by Bibi’s Kitchen

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