Masala Dal (Adapted from Julie Sahni)

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash and rinse the peas in three changes of water.
  • Bring to a boild in 4 Cups of water then reduce the heat to medium-low to keep the peas simmering.
  • Cook for an hour or until peas are cooked and tender.
  • In the mean time add the ghee (or oil) to a medium sized skillet at medium-high heat.
  • Once ghee is hot add cumin seeds and ground pepper and tumeric for 10-15 seconds.
  • Next add the onion and cook until brown 10-15 minutes.
  • When the onion mixture is cooked add to the split peas.
  • Now deglaze the skillet you cooked the onion in with ~1/4 cup of water and add this to the split peas.
  • Garnish with cilantro and serve with naan or your favorite other bread.
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