What a sunshiny bowl of happiness this soup is. Coconut lentil curry is a quick, healthy, warming centerpiece to a meal, rounded out with a bowl of rice or bread.
Essential to a harmonious Indian meal is rice, or a flatbread and dal, a lentil stew. There may also be meat, chicken, seafood, or vegetable curries, a pickle (achar), pappad (a thin round “chip” made from chickpea flour and spices) and chutney.
Ingredients for an Indian cook who is making dishes beyond the basics. Stock your kitchen with rice, lentils, and Indian spices to cook your favorite dishes.
This mild, rich black lentil dal is a party dish if there ever was one. Or an indulgent dinner with naan, or rice, and a lovely dollop of yogurt on the side.
This beginner’s Indian pantry list will up your cooking game. Start with basic spices, lentils, rice, some canned tomatoes and you are ready to get cooking delicious Indian food!