Dal in Coconut Milk

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Total Time:
15 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Dal Recipes from Bawarchi.com 

A flavourful curry that can be made withiin a few minutes - 'Dal in Coconut Milk'. It is a comfort food during the monsoons that can be enjoyed with your steamed rice or paratha. 

Moong Dal is a protein-rich lentil and is great for those who watch their weight. This healthy dal cooked in thick coconut milk results in a tasty, thick curry. The addition of varied vegetables adds to the goodness of the dish.

Take a look at more Curries Recipes. You may also want to try Lazeez Jhingey, Valache Birde(Sprouted Beans in Coconut Gravy) , Red Pepper and Coconut Curry , Chettinad Meen Kozhambu(Fish Curry)

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  • 1 cup moong dal
  • ½ tsp. each of garam masala and coarsely pounded peppercorns
  • ¼ tsp. turmeric powder
  • Thick milk from half coconut
  • 100 gms. tomatoes
  • 250 gms. ladies fingers (optional)
  • 250 gms. cauliflower florets (optional)

How to Make Dal in Coconut Milk

  • Cook dal in water to which salt and turmeric powder has been added. When soft, mash and pass through a sieve.
  • Put in peeled and pureed tomatoes, coconut milk and peppercorns.
  • Mix well, add the vegetables and cook till they are soft. Sprinkle on top with garam masala and pepper powder.