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Vegetable dhansak

Vegetable dhansak
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 20 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes
  • Ready in: 30-60 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • * Freezer friendly
  • Syns per serving:

A mild curry packed with roasted vegetables, red lentils and chickpeas.


  • 2 medium onions, roughly chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 20g fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Schwartz mild curry powder
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 227g can chopped tomatoes
  • 2 vegetable stock cubes, crumbled
  • 80g dried red lentils
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 level tsp sweetener
  • 600g butternut squash, peeled and cut into small chunks
  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • 1 large red pepper, deseeded and cut into small chunks
  • 80g kale, stalks removed, shredded
  • 150g cherry tomatoes
  • Lime juice, to taste


  1. Put the onions, garlic, ginger, spices, tomato purée, chopped tomatoes, stock cube, lentils, carrot, sweetener and 100g squash in a large saucepan. Stir in 600ml boiling water, bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Whizz until smooth using a stick blender or food processor.
  2. Add the chickpeas, red pepper and remaining squash, cover and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the kale and cherry tomatoes, cover and simmer for a further 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Season with lime juice, salt and pepper and serve hot with rice and Speed vegetables.

Tip: You’ll find this dish available as part of the Slimming World food range in Iceland stores.

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