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  1. 1 cup 237ml Lentils

  2. 6 cups 1422ml Water

  3. 1/2 teaspoon 2 1/2ml Salt

  4. 1/2 teaspoon 2 1/2ml Turmeric

  5. 1 Onion - small and chopped

  6. 1 tablespoon 15ml Butter/oleo

  7. 1/2 Green chile - chopped

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Recipe Instructions Soak lentils for one hour. Drain and wash lentils in cold water. Place lentils in a 2-qt saucepan. Add water, green chile, salt and turmeric. Bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer 1 1/2 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 minutes. Serve with fresh lemon juice. Rice is also a good addition. VARIATIONS: Instead of onion you can try 1/2 tsp of whole cumin seed. You can also add 1/2 cup of mixed veggies, or 1/2 cup of chopped potatoes and cauliflower, or 1/2 cup of green peas.


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