Daal - Bengali Lentil Soup

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READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • wash and rinse lentils under running water several times, dumping out gritty water after each rinse.
  • in medium pot boil lentils in 6 cups water for 20 minutes under medium heat, watch for foam that develops and may overflow out of the pot.
  • in frying pan saute onions for 10 minutes or until translucent
  • add garlic and spices to frying pan and sautee for 5 minutes more, careful not to burn garlic.
  • add salt to lentil pot.
  • transfer fried ingredients into lentil pot and let cook together for 5-10 more minutes.
  • add fresh chopped cilantro at the end for an extra fresh taste.
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