DAHL - Emma Grant

DAHL - Emma Grant

"With my team mates over in Belgium kicking off the season with the gruelling classics I thought I would share one of my favourite warming meals. This quick coconut dahl recipe is a great way to defrost after a wet training ride. I love to make it in bulk and freeze it- enjoy!"


  • 1 tbsp Colavita EVOO
  • 2 medium onions
  • 4 garlic cloves, diced
  • 3cm piece of fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 500g dried red lentils
  • 400ml tin coconut milk (full fat)
  • 1 Litre of Rachel Ray stock or homemade broth (water works too)
  • Juice of ½ lemon or lime
  • 2tsp tamari or soy sauce
  • Handful of fresh cilantro (aka coriander) chopped


  1. Heat EVOO in large saucepan over a medium heat, add onions and soften for ~ 8 mins.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, turmeric and chilli powder, stir to prevent sticking.
  3. Add lentils, coconut milk and stock, cover and simmer for ~25 mins.
  4. Add the lemon/ lime juice, tamari and season to taste.
  5. Top with fresh cilantro.
  6. For extra fuel post work out, serve with rice, steamed veggies and chicken.