Green Lentil Dal

Ingredients

2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
1 Onion, chopped
1/2 Cinnamon stick, broken
500 grams Continental masoor, (green lentils) (1lb)
450 ml Vegetable stock, ( 3/4pint)
900 ml Water, (1 1/2pints)
1 1/2 teaspoons Salt
Grated zest and juice of 1 1/2 lemons
1/2 teaspoon Chilli powder

Preparation

1
Heat the oil in a saucepan over a medium-low heat and fry the onion for 5-10 minutes, until it begins to brown, stirring occasionally.
2
Stir in the cloves and cinnamon and cook for 1 minute.
3
Add the lentils and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the stock, water, salt, stir well, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
4
Add the lemon juice, then toss in the zest and chilli powder.
5
Re-cover and cook for another 50 minutes, until the lentils are tender.

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Yield:

6.0 servings

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Friday, December 10, 2010 - 1:02am

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