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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Lentils

Lentils
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Ingredients
1 1/2 Cups lentils (red/pink)
1 pod cardomon
1 pod clove
1 tsp corriander powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1 1/2 mustard seed
1 stick cinnamon
3-4 curry leaves/bayleaf (optional)
1 tsp cashmiri curry powder
1/2 onion finely chopped
3 cloves garlic finely chopped
2-3 seeds fenugreek
2 tbspn olive oil
coconut milk, lemon and salt

Method
Wash and soak lentils 15-20min. drain water.
Heat oil wt mustart seeds - medium high
Add onions when mustard seeds have stopped popping (1-2min)
Add spices garlic after onions have glazed. roast (1-2min)
Add drained lentils and fry in spice mixture for (2-3min)
Stir constantly so that lentils do not stick
Add boiling water to cover lentils (approx 1"above lentil level)
Reduce heat and let simmer stirring occasionally (15-20min)
Add coconut milk, salt lemon to taste
When serving sprinkle chopped celentro

-- Abdel Naroth

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