Indian Lentil Dal
|Lentils||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Garlic||1 Clove (5 gm), minced|
|Onion||1 Medium, sliced|
|Garam masala||1 Teaspoon|
|Chili powder||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Tomato juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
Combine lentils and water in a saucepan, partially cover pan with a lid and bring to a boil.
Watch carefully to prevent lentils from boiling over.
Turn heat down and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until lentils are tender.
Meanwhile, saute garlic and onion in oil, adding the spices and then the tomato juice.
Cook until onions are soft and mixture is well blended.
Add onion and spice mixture to lentils and salt to taste.
Puree dal in electric blender and serve with brown rice.