Dal Bhat is the most popular dish served during trekking tours in the Himalayas. It consists a steamed rice and thick lentil soup called dal. For simplicity and convenience in field preparation, I’ve created one-pot version of recipe.
calories: 458, protein: 17 g, carbs: 63.5 g, fat: 16.2 g, sugars: 2.3 g, sodium: 1035 mg
3 tablespoons quick-cooking red lentils
1 tablespoon freeze-dried caramelised red onion
1 teaspoon mild curry powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon vegetable bouillon powder
1 tablespoon ghee
Mix all dry ingredients in a medium-sized zip-lock bag.
Pack ghee separately.
on the trail:
Put the dry Dal Bhat mixture in a pot and add 1 cup water.
Bring to a boil and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10-15 minutes until rehydrated.
Stir in ghee or coconut oil and enjoy!