Recipe: Slow Cooker Chana Dal With Spinach Soup

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This healthy slow cooker recipe for vegetarian chana dal soup with spinach has amazing flavors from the variety of spices used. If you don’t typically cook with these spices you can buy very small amounts in the bulk section of your grocery store, and it is so worth it! Honestly this soup is SO easy it takes under 5 minutes to prep and tastes incredible. This is a delicious new recipe you have to try ASAP!


  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 small yellow onions (or 1 large), chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 3 inch piece of ginger root
  • 2 cups chana dal, rinsed and picked over or Garbanzo Beans
  • 4 cups broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 15-ounce can light coconut milk
  • 1 14.5-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 2 dried chilies
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons turmeric
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon mustard powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground fenugreek seed
  • 6 ounces organic baby spinach

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