Tikka Masala Dahl

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 321.1
  • Total Fat: 22.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 414.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.8 g
  • Protein: 8.1 g

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Serves 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.
Number of Servings: 4


    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 lemon
    1 cinnamon stick
    large bunch of fresh coriander (cilantro), chopped


1. Tip the lentils into a sieve and rinse under a tap, drain well.

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.

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