Kidspot Kitchen

Kidspot Kitchen

Slow cooker vegetarian dhal recipe

A set and forget recipe that can just be thrown all in together and enjoyed a few hours later. This is a vegetarian dhal but the base spices can be used for any slow cooker curry you like. Change the vegetables to suit what you have in the crisper right now.



  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 2 cups red lentil, rinsed
  • 2 tsp garlic,minced
  • 2 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tin (400ml) of coconut cream
  • 1 tin of water (use coconut cream tin)
  • 1 tsp chicken flavoured stock powder
  • 1 bag of spinach and rocket salad mix
  • 1 bunch of coriander


Place all ingredients except for spinach/rocket salad and coriander into slow cooker on high for 3 hours.

Stir through spinach rocket salad and coriander leaves.

Serve with plain yoghurt and mango chutney.