In this Food video tutorial you will learn how to make parippu (dal / lentils) curry. This video is from Sri Lanka Cooking. Chop half an onion and four garlic cloves. You will also need cinnamon, salt, chilly powder, curry leaves, dried chilly, a cup of coconut milk and 2-3 tablespoons cooking oil. Take half a cup of washed lentils, put in half of the chopped onion and garlic, add cinnamon, salt, chilly powder, half a cup of water and put to boil. Once it boils, add in coconut milk. Now the curry is ready. Now for the tempering, heat 2-3 tablespoons cooking oil, add in the rest of chopped onions and garlic, dried chilly and stir fry till the onion turns brown. Now pour the curry into I and mix it. Your curry is now ready; serve it with rice.