Indian Lentil Dahl – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: 2 T. canola oil,1/3 c. coarsely chopped cilantro,1 c. coconut milk,1 T. minced fresh ginger,1 t. Garam Masala (can be easily found in the supermarket spice isle),4 garlic cloves, minced,1 T. lime juice,1 onion, finely chopped,3 . plum tomatoes,1 1/4 c. split red lentils,3/4 t. salt,3 c. water

  1. In a large saucepan, combine oil, onion and salt at medium-high heat. Cook until onion starts to brown, around 5 minutes or so.
  2. Add garlic, ginger and Garam Masala , cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add lentils, coconut milk and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer, partially covered until lentils are fully tender and broken down to an almost paste-like consistency, about 25-30 minutes.
  4. Add lime juice and cilantro. Check for seasoning.
  5. Serve (over rice if you like), topped with the diced tomatoes.


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