PULSE Recipes Wooden Stove Dhal Curry | Cooking with Aunty D

Wooden Stove Dhal Curry | Cooking with Aunty D

2022 Apr 29


Oil 1 tbsp

Mustard Seeds 1/2 tsp

Dry Red Chilli 3 nos

Garlic 3 cloves

Big Onion 1 small

Curry Leaves + Rampe

Maldives Fish 1 tsp

Dhal 1 cup

Chilli Powder 1 1/2 tsp

Turmeric 1/2 tsp

Salt 1 tsp

Coconut Milk (Thick) 1 cup

Coconut Milk (Thin) 1 1/2 cup


In an oiled clay pot, lightly sauté some mustard seeds, dry red chilli, garlic and big onion.

Next, add in some curry leaves and rampe.

Once slightly cooked, proceed to add the Maldives fish and give it a mix to combine the ingredients together.

Next, add dhal, chilli powder, turmeric and salt, before giving it another mix.

Proceed to pour thick coconut milk into the dhal mixture, followed by thin coconut milk powder.

Stir the curry together and seal the lid to let the curry cook.

Once the dhal curry begins to thicken, give it one final stir and serve while hot!

Aunty D. is a full-time mom working a little magic in the kitchen whenever she’s got time on her hands. She brings ton you easy and fast recipes with a twist of Sri Lankan spices and cooking techniques. Get Cooking!