Thursday, November 5, 2009


Dal is an Indian dish made of savory lentils.

3 cups water
1 cup dried lentils
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon turmeric
1 medium onion, finely chopped,
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 Tablespoons oil

  1. Heat water and lentils in a pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in salt and turmeric.
  3. Cover and simmer about 30 minutes until tender.
  4. In the mean time in a separate frying pan, stir in remaining ingredients and cook until onion is tender.
  5. Add this mixture to the lentils, stir, and cook until thickened (about 20 to 30 minutes).

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