It’s true that our kitchen is always stashed with different kinds of dal so we don’t really mind having it almost every day. But let’s admit that sometimes monotony creeps in and our palate resists the same old flavours of a typical dal even if it is made with a different variety. Here we have the perfect recipe for tur dal that will give you a whole new experience. This recipe makes tur dal with classic south Indian flavours. Surprised? So were we when we found this recipe. But we are sure you’ll love it when you’ll try it.
This tur dal is enhanced by the common ingredients of a south Indian dish. It is cooked in coconut oil and is made milkier with coconut milk and flavoured with mustard seeds and curry leaves. The absence of the tanginess of tomatoes is more than made up for by the addition of tamarind (imly). Doesn’t it seem interesting? Let us tell you that it tastes interesting too. Now that you are curious enough to try it out, let’s see how to make this south Indian-style tur dal.
Tur dal is a popular dal variety cooked in Indian kitchens.
South Indian-Style Tur Dal Recipe I How To Make Tur Dal With Coconut Milk:
Before beginning with the recipe, you should know that the dal is turned into a paste after cooking to make a thin consistent dish. So, it is perfect for those days when you want to consume a light meal.
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First, soak and boil the dal in coconut oil. Then temper it with an onion mixture with all the spices including curry leaves, mustard seeds, green chillies, ginger, garlic and more. Combine with the dal and grind everything together to make a paste. Boil the ground dal again with coconut milk and tamarind paste.