Tikka Masala DahlSubmitted by: WAHZOE
IntroductionServes 4 as a side dish (that's how I have the nutritional values set) or 2 as a main dish. Serves 4 as a side dish (that's how I have the nutritional values set) or 2 as a main dish.
225g red lentils
1 tbsp oil
1 large onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 - 1 green chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
2 tbsp tikka masala curry paste
100g creamed coconut (the stuff that is hard at room temperature)
1 litre hot water
2 tbsp tomato puree (paste)
1 tbsp mango chutney
1 cinnamon stick
large bunch of fresh coriander (cilantro), chopped
2. Fry the onion gently in hot oil in a large pan, until soft. Add the garlic.
3. Dissolve the creamed coconut in the hot water. Add the tomato puree and the chutney. Add that mixture to the lentils with 1/2 a lemon and the cinnamon stick.
4. Stir, simmer gently for 15 minutes. Add a splash of water if it gets dry, it should be soft, creamy, thick.
5. Taste and season with juice from the other half lemon, salt, fresh coriander. remove he 1/2 lemon and the cinnamon stick.
Spoon onto plates and serve with chapatis or naans.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user WAHZOE.