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Lentil Dal 2
From: "skhoover"

I like this recipe for dal, a traditional Indian dish using lentils.

  • 1 C lentils
  • 3 C water
  • 2 C finely chopped onion
  • 1 t olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped (I usually use 3 or 4)
  • 1 t curry powder
In a medium saucepan, combine the lentils, water, and 1C of onion.
Bring to a boil; reduce the heat, cover the pan, and simmer until the lentils are tender, about 30 minutes.

While the lentils are cooking, heat the oil in a nonstick skillet; add the remaining 1C onion, garlic, and curry.
Saute the vegetables on medium or medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until they are golden, soft, and just beginning to brown, 10-15 minutes.

Add the onion mixture to the cooked lentils, stirring to combine.
Heat the lentil mixture for a few minutes longer.
Salt to taste.
Serves 4.

(from "Student's Vegetarian Cookbook" by Carole Raymond)