Didi's dhal curry



 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 2
    cups red lentils
  • 2
    cinnamon sticks
  • 1
    tbsp
    tumeric powder
  • 2
    cardamon seeds
  • 2
    large onions, chopped
  • 4
    medium tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 2
    cups plain yogurt
  • 1
    small tin tomato puree
  • 1
    green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 2
    tbsp
    cumin powder
  • 1
    tbsp
    garam masala
  • 4
    cloves
    garlic, finely chopped
  • 1
    tbsp
    coriander powder
  • 1
    tbsp
    aniseed seeds
  • 2
    bunches
    fresh coriander
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Method

 
Boil the lentils, cinnamon, cardamon and tumeric in 3/4 cups of water untill soft and the water has boiled away.
In a pan, add the onion and fry in oil untill almost brown.
Add garlic, chilli, cumin, coriander and masala and fry for another 2 minutes, then add tomato puree and 1 cup water.
Simmer for 20 min.
Transfer the onion mixture to lentil mixture, add yoghurt, tomato and aniseed.
Add salt to taste.
Simmer for another 20 min.
Add fresh coriander and serve in folded paratha or chapati with riata.
 

 

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