Red Lentil Dhal

Recipe by PetsRus
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READY IN: 1hr 5mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a saute pan over medium heat, toast the seeds (but not the dried red chili) for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Remove from pan and let cool.
  • Transfer to coffee grinder, along with the dried red chili and cinnamon, and grind to a fine powder.
  • Over medium-high heat oil a soup pot, add onions and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add garlic and ginger and saute 5 more minutes.
  • Add spices and salt, saute 5 minutes more.
  • Add 4 cups of liquid (stock, water or broth) and stir to deglaze the pot.
  • Add tomato paste and lentils.
  • Bring to a boil then lower the heat a bit and simmer for 20 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, lime juice and cilantro and more water if it looks to thick.
  • Simmer 10 more minutes, or until lentils are completely tender.
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