dhal tadka
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recipe type: vegan
cuisine: indian
serves: 4
  • ½ cup channa dhal
  • ½ cup mung dhal
  • ½ cup split urad dhal
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • enough water to cover by 2 cm.
  • 1.5 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1.5 tsp brown mustard seeds
  • 3 dried chillies (I removed the seeds)
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 2 tsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • fresh coriander
  1. Wash the dhal, cover with water, add the turmeric and cook until tender.
  2. Heat the coconut oil and fry the mustard seeds with the chillies
  3. When the seeds start to pop, add the garlic and fry until fragrant and golden, but NOT burnt.
  4. Add the chopped tomato and cook down slightly.
  5. Stir the oil spice mix into the dhal mix and season with salt and lemon juice to taste.
  6. Garnish with fresh coriander.
Recipe by quinces and kale at http://quincesandkale.net/recipes/blogging-mojo-sourdough-and-dhal-tadka/