Easy wins: a simple dal recipe adds a dash of healthy, comfort food to your diet

It’s tasty, easy and it freezes well – and you can enjoy it without feeling disgusting afterwards

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It’s healthy, tasty and easy to make. With split pulses or lentils as its main ingredient, dal is a good source of protein, fibre and iron, making it the comfort food you can enjoy freely without feeling disgusting afterwards.

I first discovered dal during an extended camping trip in the Northern Territory in 40C heat. As the main storage option was the boot of the car, that narrowed down the meal options somewhat.

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