Red lentil dahl

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Lentils
6 cups Water
½ teaspoon Salt
½ teaspoon Turmeric
1 each Onion, small and chopped
1 tablespoon Butter/oleo
½ each Green chili, chopped

Soak lentils for one hour. Drain and wash lentils in cold water.

Place lentils in a 2-qt saucepan. Add water, green chili, salt and turmeric. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 1½ hrs.

Melt butter/oleo in a small frying pan. Saute the onion. Add the onion and the butter/oleo to the lentils and boil the whole thing for 2 or 3 mins.

Serve with fresh lemon juice. Rice is also a good addition.

VARIATIONS: Instead of onion you can try ½ ts of whole cumin seed.

You can also add ½ cup of mixed veggies, or ½ cup of chopped potatoes and cauliflower, or ½ cup of green peas.

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