Masoor (Red Lentil) and Coconut Dhal
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Add the red lentils, quartered tomatoes, cinnamon and turmeric with 500ml water to a medium saucepan. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer over a low heat for 15 minutes.
Step2 of 3
Meanwhile heat 1 tbsp oil in a frying pan over a high heat, add the onion, garlic, mustard seed, dried chilli and curry leaves and fry till the onion is golden brown.
Step3 of 3
When the lentils are bright yellow, still holding shape but soup like in consistency, stir in the coconut milk to make it creamy. Turn off the heat and add the fried onion mixture and salt and stir through.