Thursday, August 26, 2010

Dhal Curry Tempered

250g dhal
2-3 dry red chillies
1tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp cumin powder
1'' cinnamon stick
1/2tsp salt
2 onions sliced
1 tsp chillie powder
2 cloves garlic
2 green chillied chopped
1cup coconut milk
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seeds

Wash the dhal well and drain water.
place dhal in a cooking pan and add in half of the sliced onions, green chillies, garlic chopped, chillie powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, cinnamon stick, salt and enough water to cook water. (water level should rise above dhal)
Cover with lid and cook until the dhal is just cooked.
Meanwhile in a another pan, heat little oil and splutter mustard seeds and dry red chillie broken in to few pieces. Pour little dhal cooked over to the mustard pan and when it sizzle stir the mixture and pour it back in the cooking dhal.
Add coconut milk and cook with open lid till dhal is cooked well but not mashed.
Serve as a side dish with rice.

1 comment:

  1. Greetings from Melbourne, Australia! I loved your recipe. I made it for dinner today. Very flavoursome - unlike boring lentil soup!