It is hearty and rich lentil curry as a primary meal instead of as a side dish like the conventional Indian dhal. Do not let you faze, this actually is a simple dish to make.
Authentic recipe makes 8 servings
- 1 big onion, diced
- 1 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 tbs curry paste
- 1 tbsp curry powder
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon white sugar
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 (14.25 oz) can tomato puree
Wash the lentils in cold water before the water runs clear. Drain.
Heat vegetable oil in hot oil; cook and stir onions in a sizable frying pan over moderate heat until caramelized.Combine, curry powder, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, salt, sugar, garlic, and ginger in a sizable bowl; stir to the onions. Raise heat to high and cook, stirring continuously, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.