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Super delicious lentils salad recipe
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The most delicious black lentil salad to make

This lentil salad is no doubt the most delicious black lentil salad to make, sure the best of all lentil salads you've eaten till now! Get my word for it, this super delicious lentil salad recipe is cooked in spices and vegetable broth instead of just plain water.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, anti-inflammatory, French
Keyword: black lentils salad, lentil recipe, lentil salad, lentil salad recipe
Servings: 4 people
Author: Githu
Cost: 7€


  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 a piece of fresh ginger
  • 1 a piece of fresh turmeric
  • 3 cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon grama masala
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 2 tablespoon cold pressed olive oil
  • 2 cups dry black lentils
  • pinch of salt and pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • fresh herbs
  • a handful of ripened tomatoes
  • 1 cup carrot (1 medium size)
  • 1 lemon


  • Start with cleaning your lentils and leave them to drain all water
  • In a pan bring the spice on low-heat as you chop the onions
  • Add chopped onions in the spices, add oil and increase the heat to medium-high, stir and cover
  • Grate turmeric, ginger, and garlic using a vegetable grater. Add them to the onions and stir
  • Cook the onions in spices for 2-3 mins covered
  • Bring in the lentils, mix well, add salt and the broth
  • Increase the heat till the boiling take place, then reduce to medium-high
  • Let the lentils simmer till the broth is absorbed, during that time;
  • Shred the carrot and dice the tomatoes and fresh herbs to make a salad
  • Add pepper and squeeze the lemon juice on the lentils. Mix gently and let them cool
  • Mix the cooked lentils with carrot-tomato salad, mix them gently
  • Adjust the seasoning
  • Serve this delicious black lentils salad with rice, bread, quinoa, or serve a large serving for a light meal
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