Chickpea Dal in Coconut Broth

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  • Serves


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    • Ready in

      14 hr

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

By Dahlia Abraham-Klein

Published 2014

  • About

Dal is an indian preparation of pulses, such as chickpeas, that have their outer hulls removed. The standard dal begins with boiling the pulse in water spiced with some turmeric and salt and then adding various spices sautéed in oil, together called a tadka. The spices that comprise the tadka in this recipe are the most common combinations, although they do vary by region. The addition of coconut milk is widespread in South indian cooking, and it adds a su