Zac’s Slow Cooker Dahl with Quinoa and Rice

Zac’s Slow Cooker Dahl with Quinoa and Rice


slow cooker dahl


 I love it when Zac wants to cook. It’s always things I wouldn’t even think about but come to love! This would be perfect for one of your busy days when your running kids from soccer to ballet. It’s healthy and your family will love it!


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1 onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon cardamom
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon coriander
1 Tablespoon red pepper flakes
2 teaspoons salt
Optional: 2 teaspoons garam masala
1 can coconut milk
2 cups of water
1 small potato, diced
2 large carrots, diced
1/2 cup red lentils or Massor Dahl
1 1/2 cups Quinoa
1 Cup Bismati rice
1 teaspoon Tumeric
1 Tablespoon chicken bouillon


  • In your slow cooker, combine onion, garlic, and 2 tablespoons oil. Let cook on low for about 20 minutes, then add cumin, cardamom, ginger, coriander, red pepper flakes, and salt. Let cook until you can smell the great spices.
  • Add coconut milk, 2 cups of water, potato, carrots, and lentils to your slow cooker. Let cook for 4 hours on high and 6 hours on low.
  • When you’re getting ready to eat, you will prepare your Quinoa and rice. Soak the quinoa and rice for a few minutes. In a cooking pan, add the quinoa, rice, 5 cups water, turmeric, and chicken bouillon and cook for 20 minutes. Drain and then add to your slow cooker and mix completely.


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