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Easy Slow Cooker Dal

Dal (daal, dahl) made with yellow split peas (chana dal) and spices, so easy to make a batch in the slow cooker
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 232kcal


  • 250 g yellow split peas (chana dal)
  • 1 onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp lazy ginger
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp lazy red chilli
  • 800 ml boiling water
  • Salt and pepper


  • Place all the ingredients in the slow cooker.
  • Cook on high for four hours (or on low for eight hours).
  • Sprinkle with chopped coriander and serve with naan bread or rice. Can also be served as a side dish to other curries.


Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 15g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 690mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 95IU | Vitamin C: 5.9mg | Calcium: 51mg | Iron: 3.3mg