This Cooler Weather Can Mean We Crave Warm, Comforting Foods

This cooler weather can mean we crave warm, comforting foods but comfort doesn’t always = unhealthy 👇⁣⁠
Loving this Vegan Dahl recipe from leahitstines 🙏 It serves 4-6 so great for meal prep or to feed your family! ⁣⁠
Ingredients: ⁣⁠
1 bunch coriander⁣⁠
1 tsp. Olive oil⁣⁠
1 brown onion, finely chopped⁣⁠
2 garlic cloves, crushed⁣⁠
1 tbsp. ginger, grated⁣⁠
3 tbsp. Madras curry paste ⁣⁠
1.5 cups dry red lentils, rinsed⁣⁠
1 x 400g canned chickpeas, drained & rinsed⁣⁠
400ml coconut milk (can used light coconut milk)⁣⁠
120g baby spinach leaves ⁣⁠
2/3 tbsp. lemon juice ⁣⁠
Directions: ⁣⁠
Pick coriander leaves off stems but don’t discard the stems – you’ll need these! Wash leaves and set them aside. ⁣⁠
Wash stems and roots and finely chop. ⁣⁠
In a small deep pot, splash olive oil and heat over medium to high heat. ⁣⁠
Add onion, garlic, ginger and coriander stems and cook for 2-3 minutes or until onion is soft and translucent. ⁣⁠
Add curry paste and for around 1 minute.⁣⁠ ⁣⁠
Add chick peas and lentils and stir to combine thoroughly. ⁣⁠
Add coconut milk and 2 cups of water to the pot and stir.⁣⁠
Bring to boil and then reduce heat. ⁣⁠
Leave to simmer for 20-30 minutes until lentils and chickpeas are tender. ⁣⁠
Stir in the baby spinach, coriander leaves and lemon juice. ⁣⁠
Serve with brown or white rice! ⁣⁠
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