Chana Dal Curry (Kerala Style)

"Can be used as a soup or a curry to be eaten with rice. My kids LOVE this! Hing is asafoetida powder (the ingredient in Bean-o). It can be found in asian and indian groceries"
 
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Ready In:
1hr
Ingredients:
17
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Cook dal in 4 c of water until soft, adding more water as needed. Drain and set aside.
  • Heat oil in another pan.
  • Saute cabbage and bell pepper over high heat, about 3 minutes.
  • Add ginger, jalapeno, hing, dry spices and tomato.
  • Saute until the oil separates from the ingredients in the pan.
  • Add 1 c of water and bring to a boil.
  • Add cooked dal and cook 10 minutes until gravy is thick.
  • Add the coconut milk and remove from heat.
  • Add lemon juice.
  • Serve with flat bread or rice.

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  1. Julie_Rushton
    This is really yummy! I only added half a can of coconut milk and skipped the hing. It's really spicy, so I might do half the pepper next time. Thanks Jacqueline!
     
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