Pachai Payaru Kulambu (Green Moong Dal Curry)

Ingredients

1 cup of pachai payaru/green moong dal - soaked for 3 hours and drain off water.
5 garlic - remove skin
5 shallots - remove skin
1/2 inch ginger - sliced
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tomato - sliced thinly
1 tbsp plain curry powder
1/2 cup coconut milk/cream
Salt for taste
For tempering
1 1/2 tbsp ghee/butter/oil
1 tsp cumin seeds
2-3 dried red chilies - snipped to tiny pieces
2-3 sprigs curry leaves

Preparation

1
Add dal, garlic, shallots, ginger, turmeric powder and 1/2 liter of water into a pot.
2
Simmer till dal is half cooked.
3
Add tomato, curry powder and season with salt.
4
Continue to simmer to soften dal.
5
Pour coconut milk, stir and remove from heat.
6
Temper cumin, dried chilies and curry leaves in ghee.
7
Pour over dal and stir.

 



About

Thick creamy aromatic curry; scented with curry leaves and ghee.

Yield:

4 person

Added:

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 10:57pm

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