Masoor Dal

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Appears in

A Canon of Vegetables

A Canon of Vegetables

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2007

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  • 2 cups split pink lentils, washed and soaked for 30 minutes
  • ¾ teaspoon fenugreek seeds
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  1. Bring 8 cups of water to a boil in a Dutch oven.
  2. Add the lentils, the fenugreek seeds, and the chopped green chiles. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 45 minutes, or until the lentils are soft.
  3. Heat the oil or ghee in a skillet. Add the mustard seeds, the