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Recipe for Dahl

Recipe for Dahl

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Kumar's Dahl Sauce: a curry which is often eaten in India as a side dish and usually made with lentils. This delicious curry contains coriander, mustard seed, turmeric and asafoetida, curry leaves, tamarind and coconut milk.

Heat:

Medium/Hot - India

Serves:

3-4

Preparation Time:

5 mins

Cooking Time:

20-60 mins

Ingredients:

500g lentils of your choice
 
 Kumar's Dahl Sauce
 
 200g pepper
 
 700g green cabbage or French Beans or bag of ready-to-cook Oriental stir-fry vegetables
 
 Sunflower Oil or Olive Oil - 4 tbsp
 
 Garlic Clove - 1 (crushed)
 
 Salt and Pepper
 
 Rice - 200g
 
 Fish or meat curry of your choice, enough for 4 persons (to be cooked and served separately)
 

Method:

• Cook the lentils according to the instructions on the packet. Depending on the type of lentils you have chosen, this will take between 20 minutes and one hour.

• While the lentils are cooking, trim and halve the French beans, or slice the cabbage into strips 1cm wide.

• Add the pot of Dahl Sauce to the lentils and leave the mixture to simmer for about 15 minutes.

• Start preparing the meat or fish dish you have chosen to accompany the dahl.

• Cook the Rice according to the instructions on the packet.

• Heat 2 tablespoons of Oil in a wok or frying pan and stir-fry the Vegetables together with the crushed Garlic Clove, seasoning with Salt and Pepper to taste.

• While the Meat is cooking, heat the remaining 2 tablespoons of Oil in a wok or frying pan and stir-fry the Vegetables together with the crushed Garlic Clove, seasoning with Salt and Pepper to taste.

• Serve the Vegetables, Rice, Meat / Fish dish and Dahl separately.
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