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Lentils With Garlic & Onion - Madhur Jaffrey

Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

4 tablespoons 60mlVegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlCumin seeds
4   Garlic cloves - chopped
1   Onion - chopped (medium)
1 cup 237mlLentils - washed & drained
3 cups 711mlWater
1 teaspoon 5mlSalt
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlCayenne

Recipe Instructions

Heat oil over medium heat. When hot, add cumin seeds & let sizzle for a few seconds. Add the garlic & stir-fry till the garlic changes colour. Put in the onion & stir-fry until they begin to brown at the edges. Add the lentils & water. Bring to a boil, cover & simmer for about an hour, or until the lentils are tender. Add salt & cayenne. Stir to mix & cook another 5 minutes.

Madhur Jaffrey's "Indian Cooking"

Vegetarian Journal, July/August 1994


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