Madras Red Lentil Soup

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Preparation info

  • Servings:

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      1 hr 20

Appears in

Silk Road Cooking: A Vegetarian Journey

Silk Road Cooking

By Najmieh Batmanglij

Published 2000

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Ingredients

  • cups red lentils (dal masoor), picked over
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, butter or ghee
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Method

  1. Place the red lentils in a container, cover with water, agitate with your hands and drain. Repeat 5 times (or until the water is clear), and set aside.
  2. Heat 4 tablespoons oil in a heavy-base, medium-sized pot over medium heat. Add the fenugreek, mustard, cumin and c