Coconut Dhal

La Cocina de Babel
Coconut Dhal
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Description

Dhal is a traditional Indian dish that typically include lentils, peas, or beans. This recipe for coconut dhal calls for lentils, you decide what kind. Made with coconut milk, this dhal is rich and creamy in texture. Turmeric adds the expected Indian flavor and green chilies add a bit of spice. This recipe calls for chicken stock, however vegetable stock can be substituted to make this recipe vegetarian and vegan friendly.

Ingredients

  • 250 grams lentils
  • 400 milliliters coconut milk
  • fresh curry leaves (or dried)
  • 1 tomatoes (large, chopped)
  • 1 onions (chopped)
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 green chilies (optional)
  • 500 milliliters chicken stock
  • fresh coriander (or curry leaves to garnish)

Directions

  1. 1If using dried curry leaves, place in boiling water for 2–3 minutes. Once rehydrated, dry the leaves and set aside.
  2. 2In a heavy based pan, place the lentils, coconut milk, 2 curry leaves, onion, tomato, and turmeric.
  3. 3Cover with 300 milliliters of stock and bring to the boil.
  4. 4Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until the lentils are soft and beginning to break up.
  5. 5Add more stock if necessary to avoid the mixture becoming too thick.
  6. 6Serve with a garnish of curry leaves or coriander.
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NutritionView more

700Calories
Sodium11%DV270mg
Fat54%DV35g
Protein61%DV31g
Carbs24%DV73g
Fiber124%DV31g

PER SERVING *

Calories700Calories from Fat320
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat35g54%
Saturated Fat28g140%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol<5mg2%
Sodium270mg11%
Potassium1620mg46%
Protein31g61%
Calories from Fat320
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate73g24%
Dietary Fiber31g124%
Sugars13g26%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.