Saturday, 9 May 2015

Mixed Tarka Dhal with Kale





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Mixed Tarka Dhal with Kale
Protein packed mixed dhal with antioxidants from the kale make this dhal super healthy and delicious.
Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Chickpea Dhal
  • 1/4 up Moong Dhal without husk
  • 1/4 cup Split pidgeon peas Dhal
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh green chilli paste
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ground turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh coriander leaves
  • large handful Kale
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 600ml Water
  • 1 Medium tomato
  • 5-6 slices Toasted Coconut
Method:
1. Wash the dhals and soak them for 4 hours in warm water.2. Boil the dhal in 400ml water for 30 minutes until its cooked but still holding shape.3. Wash the kale and chop it finely. Wash the tomato and chop it finely.4.In a pan add the oil, when it is hot add the mustard seeds and wait for them to crackle. add the garlic paste , ginger paste, chilli paste and sauté for 30 seconds.5. Add the kale and tomatoes and 100 ml water and cook the kale for 5 minutes.6. Add the cooked dhal, salt, turmeric, chilli powder, lemon juice to the kale and add 100ml water, simmer the dhal for 10 minutes until all spices , kale and dhal have all infused together well. Add more water to reach desired consistency.7.Take the dhal off the heat and transfer to a serving bowl , garnish with fresh coriander and coconut. Serve with boiled rice.
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 4 servings

35 comments:

  1. this looks so delicious and healthy , I will definitely save it for later :)
    xx

    Dominika

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  2. Dahl is so comforting, like the idea of adding kale as well to make it extra healthy :)

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  3. That dish looks so good, I wish I could have some.

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  4. This sounds lovely and your pictures are fantastic - it's made me hungry

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  5. Oh yum these looks absolutely delicious - I'll have to give it a whirl and see what it tastes like.

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  6. Looks delicious.. I make it with spinach.I have never seen kale here in Brazil. Would love to try it out.

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  7. The sort of simple and tasty food that I like Nayna.

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  8. This dish sounds delicious, I love the twist of adding kale too.

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  9. I think if I tried this recipe it would quickly become my new most favourite dish ever! I love all the spices here, and oh my goodness, yes please! Yum!

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  10. A tasty recipe and one that I love, a good Tarka Dhal is a thing of beauty and I love your version with kale!

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  11. Looks so nice! Might need to try it myself :)

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  12. Another recipe I've found on here that I can't wait to try ;-)

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  13. Love lentils in any form! Love this addition of kale :)

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  14. I do love a good Tarka Dhal but I have never tried to make one, it always sounds so complicated x

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  15. Sounds like such a nice meal but it's not something I would enjoy :) x

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  16. Love this, especially with the addition of kale- bet it disappeared fast!

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  17. This looks like the kind of dish my husband would love and beautifully photographed too.

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  18. Looks like a delicious big bowl of comfort food with a healthy twist.

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  19. oh this sounds delicious and looks utterly amazing!

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  20. what a great recipe ! I would love to try this

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  21. Dal looks absolutely delicious. With the addition of kale makes it more nutritious.

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  22. Oh what a great idea...I love tarke dhal and love kale so a perfect combination. Delicious.

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  23. We love dahl, the boys too. I will have to give your recipe a go. Delicious

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  24. I bet that was lovely, I do like a dhal and love that you have different types of legumes combined.

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  25. Ooh, my kind of food Nayna and you've made it look quite beautiful.

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  26. I'm not a fan of that kind of food, but I'm sure my hubby would, he enjoys them!

    myunsettlinglife.blogspot.co.uk

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  27. I'm not one for chickpeas, but I bet it'd be a tasty dish for those that are.

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  28. Seen a few kale recipes this week, must be the season for it

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  29. I could eat stuff like this every night. My family would probably complain but I could eat pulses every single day and never tire of them. This looks fab and I must put some kale in my next daal instead of spinach!

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  30. What an amazing bowl of food it looks stunning and your food styling is sensational too.

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  31. The dish looks delicious and full of flavour. I'm a fan of chickpeas, so I'm sure I would enjoy it! x

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  32. Looks amazing as always! I'm curious. Do you use a pestel and mortar?

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  33. Oh, Nayna, that sounds and looks amazing, I have a Pakistani friend who cooks for me from time to time, this has made me miss her food!xx

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  34. I love Dhal. Pure comfort food. This recipe looks great x

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