1 cup Masoor Dhal (red Lentils)
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp mild curry powder
1 medium onion (Sliced)
2 tomatoes (chopped)
2 green chillies (Sliced)
1/4 cup coconut milk
1 tsp Salt
2 cups water
1 tsp Mustard Seeds
1 tsp Cumin Seeds
1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
Curry Leaves 2 Sprigs
o Wash dhal in about 2 or 3 changes of water.
o Boil the dhal, salt, turmeric and curry powder in about 2 cups of water (add more if required) until just cooked but not mushy (about 20-25 mins).
o Add the coconut milk and simmer for 3 minutes.
o Heat the oil in a pan. (coconut oil is great)
o Add the mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds until they start to spit and sauté for 30 seconds.
o Add the curry leaves and greens chilies along with sliced onions and sauté for 2 minutes. (add a tablespoon of water if starts to get too dry)
o When onions turn translucent add the chopped tomato and sauté for 2 minute.
o Pour the mixture over the cooked dhal.
o Serve hot with choice of your bread or rice.