Brown Lentils with Cumin and Turmeric

Molu’s Sabud Masoor

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 cups

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

660 Curries

By Raghavan Iyer

Published 2008

  • About

R.J. Singh (Molu to his loved ones), a boyishly young man in his thirties with a beautiful wife, Tara, and two adorable boys, Ishan and Rohan, set the lentils to cook in a pressure cooker while he laid out the meager spices that he would later add to flavor the curry. “We spiced our foods with few ingredients while growing up in Dehra Dun [in northern India],” he mused as he remembered his ancestors’ humble roots in the tiny village of Buland Shehar, in the