5 Minute Vegan Indian Spinach Dal topped with avocado and cashew yogurt in a bowl

5 Minute Vegan Indian Spinach Dal

  • Author: Katie Adams
  • Prep Time: 3 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 8 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


A 5 Minute Healthy Vegan Indian Spinach Dal recipe that uses a Tasty Bite dal packet along with plenty of fresh vegetables, canned chickpeas and cooked brown rice. This “Healthy Hack” will save you time and the meal tastes so good! 



  • 1 packet vegan “Tasty Bite” of choice (I used Spinach Dal)
  • 1 can (15oz) Chickpeas
  • 3 cups cooked Brown Rice
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, chopped
  • 10 Crimini Mushrooms, chopped
  • 4 big handfuls mixed Greens of choice (spinach, kale, etc)
  • 1 large Tomato, diced
  • 1 Avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened plain Cashew Yogurt (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic Chili Sauce (Optional)


  1. Add 1/4 cup water or vegetable broth and mushrooms to a large frying pan with a lid
  2. Cover and cook on high heat for 90 seconds
  3. Add chili sauce, peppers and chickpeas, cover cooking another 90 seconds.
  4. Next add the cooked rice, Tasty Bite packet and spinach, cover and cook 2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and scoop into 4 bowls.
  6. Top with tomato, avocado, cilantro and cashew yogurt.
  7. Enjoy 🙂


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  • Category: 5 Minute Healthy Hack
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Indian, Vegan, American


  • Serving Size: 1/4 total recipe
  • Calories: 416
  • Fat: 11.5g
  • Carbohydrates: 54g
  • Fiber: 13g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Cholesterol: 0

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