Free Recipe Lentil Dahl

Recipe Type: Free Ethnic Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 1

Ingredients for Lentil Dahl Recipe

2 c Green or brown lentils
1/2 ts Salt
1 ea Cinnamon stick, 3
1/8 ts Black pepper
1 ea Bay leaf
1/2 ts Cayenne
3 md Garlic cloves, peeled, whole
3 tb Ghee
2 sl Ginger root, 1 thick
1 pn Asafetida
1 ts Turmeric
1/2 ts Whole cumin seeds
3/4 ea Lemon

Lentil Dahl Preparation

Wash lentils & drain. Combine with 6 cups water, cinnamon stick, bay leaf, garlic cloves, ginger slices & turmeric. Bring to a boil, lower heat & simmer for 40 minutes, till lentils are tender & the water has been reduced significantly. Slice lemon thinly & add to the pot with salt, black pepper & cayenne. Simmer for a further 5 minutes. Just before serving, heat ghee till hot, add asafetida & cumin seeds & saute till the seeds begin to colour. Pour over top of dahl & serve over rice. Madhur Jaffrey, An Invitation to Indian Cooking

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