Dhal and Garlic Curry

Dhal and Garlic Curry

Garlic, tempered with mustard seeds, red and green chilies and onions mixed together with dhal in a flavourful coconut curry

  • Recipe serves:6
  • Preparation Time10 Minutes
  • Cooking Time20 Minutes


  • 150gms Dhal
  • 6 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 Sprig Curry Leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons Chili pieces
  • ½ an Onion Finely sliced
  • 3 Green Chilies finely chopped
  • 1 Inch piece of Rampe Leaf
  • 1 Knorr Cube
  • Water as required
  • 1 Teaspoon Turmeric
  • 150ml of Coconut Milk
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ Teaspoon Mustard Seed
  • 1 Tablespoon Astra


  • Grind the garlic well.
  • Melt the Astra in a pan. Add the mustard seed and when it crackles, add the green chilies, rampe, curry leaves, onion, ground garlic and chili pieces and dry well till fragrant.
  • To this, add the dhal, turmeric, chili powder and water and boil till the dhal is cooked.
  • 4.Then add the coconut milk and when it boils add a Knorr cube and stir through. Serve hot.