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Dhal Potato Curry Veg HT ACC Fijian 55mins plus soaking


Serves 4-6     Hot  Vegetarian  Vegan  Pulses Vegetables Curries  Gluten Wheat Dairy Free  Eggless   Fiji  Oceania



200g/7oz Lentils (Dhal), pre-soaked overnight

60ml/2fl.oz. Vegetable Oil

1 teasp Mustard Seeds

1 Onion, finely chopped

2 Garlic Coves, crushed

2 Chillies, finely chopped

1 teasp Ground Turmeric

2 level tbsp Curry Powder (check ingredients)


2 Large Tomatoes, chopped

450g/1lb Potatoes, cubed

480ml/16fl.oz. Water

2 tbsp Lime juice




1. Drain the Lentils well and set aside.  Heat the oil in a large saucepan until hot then add the mustard seeds and cook until they pop.


2. Add the onion, garlic and chilies and fry for 3 minutes, stirring.


3. Add the curry powder, turmeric and salt and continue to fry for a further 5 minutes or until onion is soft.


4. Add the  tomato,  potato and the drained lentils and fry, stirring, for 3-4 minutes.


5. Add the water and lime juice, mix well then reduce the heat to low,  cover and simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Serve hot.



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