Slow-Cooked Sweetened Yellow Split Peas with Fresh Coconut Chips

Cholar Dal

Preparation info

  • Makes

    4 cups

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

One Sunday afternoon, my dear friend Mithu re-created this curry for me in her kitchen in suburban Minneapolis. It is the same recipe her late mother, Rekha Mukherjee, used. Mithu explained that Rekha made this dish only on weekends and for special gatherings because “it is so rich and sweet, just like my mother.” I took copious notes while I perched on a bar stool at the kitchen counter, listenin