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Mulligatawny Dal Recipe

Mulligatawny Dal is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Thursday, 21 July, 2016
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Boil Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • Pink masoor dal - 1 cup
  • Onion - 1 (small)
  • Clove - 3
  • Salt to taste
  • Garlic - 8 flakes, peeled
  • Cumin - 2 tsp
  • Onion - 1/2 cup, finely chopped
  • Thick Coconut Milk - 1/2 cup
  • Pepper - 1 tsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • How to Make Mulligatawny Dal:

    1. Wash the dal and add about 2 cups of water.
    2. Peel and wash the onion.
    3. Stick the cloves on it and add it whole to the dal. Let the dal simmer until it turns very soft.
    4. Remove the onion from the dal.
    5. Mash the dal and add salt to taste.
    6. Grind garlic with cumin and pepper into a paste.
    7. Heat oil in a small fry pan.
    8. Fry the chopped onions until they turn brown.
    9. Add the garlic-cumin paste and fry until it exudes a fragrance. Add to the dal.
    10. Add water if the dal is very thick. Simmer for 2 minutes.
    11. Add the coconut milk and just as it begins to boil, remove from the flame.
    12. Serve hot with steamed rice.


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