Amma's Delicious Daal

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Put lentils, onion, cinnamon and bay leaf in pot with enough water to cover.
  • Bring to the boil, turn heat low and leave until the lentils have soaked up all the water.
  • Add salt, turmeric and coriander, and mash with a wooden spoon or with a potato masher.
  • Add water depending on the consistency you want, stir and bring to the boil. Allow to cook for 3 minutes and then remove from heat.
  • Using a small frying pan, heat the oil until very hot add the chillies and the garlic.
  • Remove the chillies once they have darkened and add them to the daal.
  • Take the pan off the heat once the garlic turns brown, pour the oil and the garlic into the daal.
  • Add the fresh coriander, stir and cover.
  • Serve as a soup, or part of a main course with rice/ roti/ naan bread.
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