Sweet & Sour Lentil Dhal with Grilled Aubergine

 

Spice up supper with this superhealthy recipe that's high in fibre, packed with iron and counts as 4 of your 5-a-day - it's cheap too!

What you will need

100g red lentils, rinsed

1 tsp turmeric Turmeric term-er-ik Turmeric is a fragrant, bright golden-yellow root that is most commonly seen and used dried and…

1 tbsp tamarind paste (we used Bart) Tamarind tam-ah-rin-d A seed pod from the tamarind tree that is used extensively in South-East Asian and Indian…

2 tbsp vegetable oil

1 medium onion, thinly sliced Onion un-yun Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

1 garlic clove, finely chopped

3cm/1¼ inch piece ginger, grated Ginger jin-jer Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It…

1 tsp curry powder

1 medium aubergine, cut into 2 cm slices Aubergine oh-ber-geen Although it's technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a…

cooked basmati rice, lime or mango chutney and a few coriander leaves, to serve, if you like

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