Dried fava bean and spinach dhal

This version of dhal (or dahl, a dish of Indian origins) with dried fava bean as a main legume, is dense, creamy and fragrant. The delicate bitter taste of dried beans goes perfectly with ginger, garlic, turmeric and cumin. Perfect with homemade naan or rice.

Dried fava bean and spinach dhal

Dried fava bean and spinach dhal. Interesting recipe with dried fava beans.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course, second course
Cuisine gluten free, lactose free, vegan
Servings 3 person(s)
Calories 333 kcal


  • 160 g dried yellow fava beans
  • 720 ml water
  • 0.25 tsp salt
  • 15 g butter optional for non vegan version
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 fresh ginger piece about 2 cm
  • 1 big garlic clove
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 0.5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 120 g frozen spinach drained
  • 120 ml or less vegetable stock or water
  • salt and lemon juice to taste


Instructions dried fava bean and spinach dhal


The nutritional values are generated automatically for indicative purposes only and are therefore not completely accurate.


Serving: 3personsCalories: 333kcal
Keyword fava beans, ginger, healthy recipe, recipe with legumes, spinach, traditional recipe, turmeric, vegan hot dish, vegan recipe
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