Dhal Recipe

Step 1

Wash lentils in cold water.

Step 2

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.

Step 3

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.

Step 4

NOTE: For a less fiery flavor, reduce cayenne pepper.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/4c Brown lentils
  • 3 3/4c Water
  • 1ts Turmeric
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 2tb Ghee
  • 1lg Onion, chopped
  • 1ts Garam Masala
  • 1/2ts Ground ginger
  • 1ts Coriander
  • 1/2ts Cayenne pepper
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs (opt)

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