Indian Dal Makhani - Irresistable Red Lentil Curry With Just A Hint of Spice

Impulsive Culinarian’s Indian Dal Makhani Recipe

Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 medium Yellow Onions, chopped
  • 4 Garlic Cloves,  thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric
  • 1 tbsp Curry Powder
  • 4 tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 1 cup White Wine
  • 2/3 cup Unsweetened Coconut Milk / Beverage
  • 38 ounces (2 cans) Red Lentils, drained & rinsed
  • 1 tbsp Fresh Coriander, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Sriracha Saucee
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt

 

Instructions
  • Place a large skillet over medium heat
  • Add olive oil and onions to the skillet and saute, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes until softened
  • Add garlic & ginger to the skillet and saute for another 2 minutes
  • Add garam masala, turmeric & curry powder to the onions, stirring well to combine, and saute for another minute
  • Mix in tomato paste, combining thoroughly with a sturdy spoon, and cook for another 2 minutes
  • Add white wine & coconut milk, stirring well until thoroughly combined and simmer at a gentle boil for around 3 or 4 minutes
  • Add drained lentils, stirring gently to combine
  • When the mixture comes to a boil once more, reduce heat to low
  • Add fresh coriander, sriracha, sugar & salt, and stir to combine
  • Cover and let simmer for at least 15 minutes, or until it’s time to serve
Indian dal makhani in a sumptuous curry sauce complete with fresh herbs, coconut milk and white wine

Indian dal makhani in a sumptuous curry sauce complete with fresh herbs, coconut milk and white wine

 

The Perfect Addition To A Romantic Valentines Day Menu

There are few Indian recipes more satisfying than this delicious Dal Makhani with red lentils in a savoury curry sauce with coconut milk and white wine. Not only does it taste amazing, but it is incredibly easy to make, requiring only a stove-top skillet and some chopping skills to put together. I sincerely hope you’ll give this sumptuous recipe a try this coming Valentines Day, or anytime you need a tasty Indian curry fix.