Lentil Coconut Curry Recipe

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Lentil Coconut Curry
How to make Lentil Coconut Curry
  • Chef: Kunal Kapur
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

About Lentil Coconut Curry Recipe: A simple curry made from tuar dal, coconut milk and basic, aromatic spices.

Ingredients of Lentil Coconut Curry

  • 1 1/2 Cup tuar dal
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 25 gms ginger & garlic
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1 1/2 tbsp mustard seed
  • 2 curry leaves stems
  • 1 tbsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp dhaniya (coriander) powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp heeng (asafoetida)
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp tamarind

How to Make Lentil Coconut Curry

  • 1.Soak tuar dal for 15-20 minutes, then let it boil.
  • 2.Put some coconut oil in pan and let it heat.
  • 3.Fry together dried red chillies, onions, green chillies, ginger, garlic, mustard seeds, heeng, curry leaves, turmeric, dhania powder.
  • 4.Now, pour in dal,
  • 5.To this, add 1/2 cup of water and puree the dal in a mixer grinder.
  • 6.Add it to pan and bring it to boil again and add 1/2 a cup of coconut milk.
  • 7.Finish by adding a Tbsp. of tamarind paste.
Key Ingredients: tuar dal, onions, green chillies, ginger & garlic, coconut oil, dried red chillies, mustard seed, curry leaves stems, turmeric, dhaniya (coriander) powder, coriander powder, heeng (asafoetida), coconut milk, tamarind