Lentil Coconut Curry (My Yellow Table) Recipe

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Lentil Coconut Curry (My Yellow Table)
  • Chef: Kunal Kapur
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

A simple curry made from tuar dal, coconut milk and basic, aromatic spices.

Ingredients of Lentil Coconut Curry (My Yellow Table)

  • 1 cup Tuar dal
  • 2 chopped onions
  • 2 chopped green chillies
  • 20 gms ginger & garlic
  • 3 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 dried red chillies
  • 1 Tbsp mustard seed
  • 2 stems curry leaves
  • 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 (My Yellow Table)

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.
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