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Dhal - 2

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 1/4 cups 296mlBrown lentils
3 3/4 cups 888mlWater
1 teaspoon 5mlTurmeric
1   Garlic clove - crushed
2 tablespoons 30mlGhee
1 tablespoon 15mlOnion - chopped (large)
1 teaspoon 5mlGaram masala
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround ginger
1 teaspoon 5mlCoriander
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCayenne pepper
  Fresh cilantro sprigs - (opt)

Recipe Instructions

Wash lentils in cold water. In a saucepan, combine lentils, water, turmeric and garlic. Cover and simmer 30 minutes or until lentils are tender. Uncover and cook 2-3 minutes to reduce excess liquid. Heat ghee in a saucepan. Add onion and fry gently 5 minutes. Add Garam Masala, ginger, coriander and cayenne pepper; cook gently 1 minute. Add mixture to lentils and stir well. Garnish with cilantro, if desired. NOTE: For a less fiery flavor, reduce cayenne pepper.

Mangalorean Cuisine by Saranya S. Hegde


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