Lentils and Lamb Tongue

Masur Ma Jib

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    , with leftovers.
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    By Niloufer Ichaporia King

    Published 2007

    • About

    Masur is the word for unhusked brown lentils (husked, they are known as red lentils and called masur dal) as well as the name for this dish, which is the very heart and soul of everyday Parsi cooking. There are Parsi households where some member of the family insists on masur for dinner every single evening, month after month, year after year. Although my favorite masur in my mother’s house was usually cooked with goat tongues, meatless masur is every bit