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Red Lentil Dal

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Ingredients
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Cumin powder 2 Teaspoon
  Cayenne 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Coriander 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1 Teaspoon
  Curry powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
  Dried red lentils 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Lemon juice 6 Tablespoon (1/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoon)
  Honey 2 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large heavy bottomed saucepan or a stock pot, cover the lentils with water.
2. Place the saucepan on a medium flame and bring the water to a boil
3. Reduce the heat and simmer the lentils for 30 minutes or until they are tender.
4. When cooked take pan off the heat and keep aside till you are ready to serve.

FINALIZING
5. In a small skillet, melt the butter over a low flame.
6. Add the mustard seeds and wait for them to splutter.
7. Then add all the spices and seasoning.
8. Pour this mixture into the cooked lentils and stir.
9. Place the saucepan of lentils on a medium flame and bring to a boil.
10. Stir in the lemon juice and honey.
11. Simmer the lentils for 5 minutes so flavors of the spices blend in.

SERVING
12. Ladle the lentil dahl into a large tureen.
13.Garnish and serve.
 

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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