carlin pea, lentil & spinach dal

5725FCEA-C389-44D8-A56F-BD9A031BB045Peas with perks Yellow

Serves 2


1 pot of carlin peas with perks

60g red split lentils, rinsed

1 small onion, chopped

1/4 tsp salt

400ml water

100g frozen spinach

2tblsp oil

½ tsp cumin seeds

½ tsp black mustard seeds

¼ tsp crushed chilli flakes

2 tsp tomato puree

Optional toppings – coriander leaves, sliced red chilli


  1. Place the red lentils, onion, salt and water in a pan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 30 minutes.
  2. Once the lentils are cooked add the carlin peas with perks and spinach.
  3. Bring to a simmer and heat for 5 mins.
  4. Heat the oil in a separate pan on a medium heat and add the spices. Fry for a few seconds then add the tomato puree. Stir to combine and add to the dal.
  5. Serve with naan, chapatis or rice. Garnish with coriander and sliced chilli.

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