Red Lentil Curry

Dal Makhani

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      1 hr 35

Appears in
Silk Road Vegetarian: Vegan, Vegetarian and Gluten Free Recipes for the Mindful Cook

By Dahlia Abraham-Klein

Published 2014

  • About

Makhani is a hindi word for buttery. These lentils are richly flavored with spices, coconut milk, and tomatoes, and the whole thing is cooked slowly to achieve that buttery texture. The result is a delectably hearty curry. Lentils originated in Southwest Asia, but this dish is a staple of northern india. The addition of lime lends an Asian flair that wakes up all the other flavors. The nutritious red lentils are sweet compared to their green and brown cousins, and are most suitable f