Daal (Lentil) Coconut Milk Curry
Recipe type: Curry
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
  • ½ cup masoor dal
  • 2 cup water
  • 2 green chillies, slit
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 200 ml thin coconut milk
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • ¾ tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 6 shallots, sliced
  • ¼ tsp Kashmiri chilli powder
  1. Combine ingredients from dal to salt in a pressure cooker and cook on high for one whistle. Switch off and allow the pressure to go.
  2. Open the lid and pour in the coconut milk. Give a good stir and keep on low flame to simmer.
  3. Meanwhile, heat oil in a kadai. Splutter mustard seeds, fry the cumin seeds.
  4. Add in the curry leaves and allow to sizzle. Add in the shallots and saute till it wilts.
  5. Add in the chilli powder and cook for another two minutes.
  6. Switch off and put into the simmering daal mixture. Mix well and allow to simmer for another five minutes.
  7. Serve warm... taste amazing with neychoru!
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at https://www.thebigsweettooth.com/dal-coconut-milk-curry/