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Butternut Squash Dal (v)

Butternut Squash Dal (v)

with Brown Rice, Ginger and Turmeric

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Packed with delicious, good-for-you ingredients, our warming butternut squash dal is the perfect recipe for cosy nights at home. Bright, delicious, and a rich source of Vitamin A and potassium, butternut squash is a great vegetable to bulk out stews, sauces and curries. In this recipe, we’ve roasted the squash in cumin, adding it to the dal at the very end, bringing a sweetness to the dish that works brilliantly with punchier flavours like ginger, turmeric and garlic. Served with nutty brown rice to keep you feeling full, this wholesome dish is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.

Tags:Under 550 caloriesLow SaltLow Sat Fat
Allergens:Celery
Preparation Time45 minutes
Difficulty levelLevel 2
Ingredients
serving amount
Ingredients
serving amount

1 unit(s)

Onion

½ piece

Ginger

1 pot(s)

Ground Cumin

1 unit(s)

Garlic Clove

1 pot(s)

Ground Turmeric

½ pot(s)

Nigella Seeds

100 grams

Red Split Lentils

2 unit(s)

Vine Tomatoes

1 pack(s)

Diced Butternut Squash

1 bag(s)

Baby Spinach

½ unit(s)

Green Bullet Chilli

150 grams

Brown Basmati Rice

1 sachet

Vegetable Stock Powder

(ContainsCelery)

1 bunch(es)

Coriander

Not included in your delivery

600 milliliter(s)

Water

Nutritional information
Nutritional information
Energy (kJ)2297 kJ
Energy (kcal)549 kcal
Fat4.0 g
of which saturates1.0 g
Carbohydrate107 g
of which sugars18.0 g
Protein24 g
Salt1.0 g
Boxes and ingredients are packed in facilities that handles Peanut, Nuts, Sesame, Fish, Crustaceans, Milk, Egg, Mustard, Celery, Soya, Gluten and Sulphites.
Utensils
Utensils
Saucepan
Baking Tray
Frying Pan
Bowl
InstructionsPDF
Instructions
Prep
Prep
1

Preheat your oven to 200°C. Fill and boil your kettle. Halve, peel and chop the onion into small pieces. Peel and grate the ginger. Peel and grate the garlic (or use a garlic press). Chop the vine tomato into 2cm chunks. Roughly chop the coriander (stalks and all). Halve the chilli lengthways, deseed then finely chop.

Cook the Rice
Cook the Rice
2

Pour the boiling water from the kettle into a large saucepan and bring back to the boil with a pinch of salt. When boiling, stir in the brown rice and half the stock powder. Cook for 25 mins. tTIP: Add more water if it starts to evaporate too much. When cooked, drain the rice thoroughly in a sieve and return to the saucepan, off the heat. Cover with a lid to keep warm.

Roast the Squash
Roast the Squash
3

Meanwhile, pop the diced squash onto a lined baking tray and sprinkle over half of the ground cumin, a drizzle of oil and a pinch of salt and pepper. Toss to coat the squash well, then arrange in a single layer. Pop on the top shelf of your oven and cook until tender and golden, 25-30 mins. Turn halfway through cooking.

Start the Dal
Start the Dal
4

Heat a splash of oil in a large high-sided frying pan on medium heat. Once hot, add the onion and cook until soft, stirring occasionally, 3-4 mins. Mix in the ginger, garlic, turmeric, nigella seeds, remaining cumin, vine tomato and as much chilli as you dare. Cook for 1 minute. Rinse the red lentils in a sieve then add to the pan. Stir well to coat the lentils then add the water (see ingredients for amount) and remaining stock powder to the pan.

Simmer the Dal
Simmer the Dal
5

Heat a splash of oil in a large high-sided frying pan on medium heat. Once hot, add the onion and cook until soft, stirring occasionally, 3-4 mins. Mix in the ginger, garlic, turmeric, nigella seeds, remaining cumin, vine tomato and as much chilli as you dare. Cook for 1 minute. Rinse the red lentils in a sieve then add to the pan. Stir well to coat the lentils then add the water (see ingredients for amount) and remaining stock powder to the pan.

Serve
Serve
6

Once everything is ready, stir half the coriander through the dal and season to taste with salt and black pepper if needed. Share the rice between your bowls with the dal spooned on top. Finish with a stack of butternut squash and sprinkle over the remaining coriander. Enjoy!