Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Dahl: Lentil Curry

2 medium sized mugs of lentils(toor
4 and 1 third mugs of water
1 teaspoon of ground tumeric(haldi)
1freshly chopped tomato
2 teaspoons cumin
a few cardamom seeds


1. Place the lentils in a pressure cooker and wash with water thoroughly.Drain off the water.
2. pour in the approx four mugs of water in with the lentils. put in the tumeric, cumin, tomato and cardamom seeds.Put on the coojer on medium to high heat.
3. Wait until pressure cooker has given two whistles then remove from heat .Let the pressure escape from the pressure cookerOpen and stir and then stir.Dahl shold be very soft but lentils should be showing slightly.If using a normal pot wait until dahl is th
4. Serve hot with plain boiled rice or chapattis.

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