Bright, comforting, and iron-infused. Today's recipe is one you must save and make again & again & again 😌🙌🏼Whether you're PMS-ing, feeling a little sluggish, or just wanting a flavour packed bowl of comfort food- this dish is for you!
All the ingredients in this dish also happen to be vegan, gluten-free, low-fodmap friendly, and overall just naturally good for you!
1 Lucky Iron Fish/ Leaf
150g yellow lentils (moong daal )
1 litre water
1 tsp oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 inch piece of fresh ginger, grated
1 medium tomato, roughly chopped
¼ tsp turmeric powder
½ tsp salt, to taste
1 small piece of fresh ginger thinly sliced
1 large handful of spinach leaves
A few tbsp coconut milk, optional
Rinse the lentils a few times under cold running water to get rid of any extra starch. Once the water is running clear, you're set!
Meanwhile, heat the oil and cook the cumin seeds for around a minute until a darker brown, then add the turmeric powder, grated ginger, and chopped tomatoes. Then immediately pour in the yellow lentils and all the water.
Boil on a low to medium heat for 10 minutes. Once its rolling boil, drop in your Lucky Iron Fish/ Leaf. After another 10 minutes, remove the Fish/ Leaf and wash it + dry it immediately.
Next, add salt, baby spinach and thin ginger slices. Keep boiling on low to medium heat until the lentils are soft and cooked, stirring regularly.
Then stir in the coconut milk.
Optional- sizzle some coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves in some oil and drizzle it in your bowl.
Serve this with rice or enjoy on its own!