Val dal masala curry

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Rated 4 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Val dal masala curry

  • Heat oil in a cooker, add cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf, fry for a few sec.
  • Add turmeric powder, ginger garlic paste, fry for 2 mins.
  • Make a paste of onion, chillies and coriander powder.
  • Add onion paste, fry till the raw smell goes.
  • Add red chilli powder, tomato pieces, cook till the tomato becomes soft.
  • Add dal, salt and potato (if desired) and 250ml water, close the lid and cook.
  • Wait up to 3 whistles, remove the lid after 5 min, add coconut paste.
  • Mix gently and let it simmer for 2 to 3 min.
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander and remove from fire.
  • Serve this protein rich and delicious curry with fried rice/chapatti/poori/even idli.