Green Day Lentils Dahl

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  1. Sum

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    Hi everyone, this is one of my favourite recipes and I also made this for a taster evening. It went down well so i thought i'd post the recipe here. :)

    [FONT=&quot]Lentils (Masoor dahl)[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]Serves[/FONT][FONT=&quot]:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]6 people [/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Syns[/FONT][FONT=&quot]:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Free on Extra Easy and Green[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Cooking Time[/FONT][FONT=&quot]:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]About 30 Minutes[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Ingredients[/FONT][FONT=&quot]:[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]400g Red Lentils (Masoor Dal)[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]1 tbl spoon Chilli Powder (Can reduce amount if you don't want it a little bit Spicy)[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]½ tbl spoon Salt[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]¼ tbl spoon Ground Turmeric [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]3 Pints Boiling Water[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Freshly cut Coriander (optional)[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Boiled rice[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Methods[/FONT][FONT=&quot]:[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]1.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Wash the lentils until the water runs clear[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]2.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Put the lentils in a large saucepan on medium heat [/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]3.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Add the Salt, Chilli Powder and the Ground Turmeric to the lentils[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]4.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Add 1 ½ Pints of boiling water and then place the lid on the saucepan and leave to cook for 10 minutes on a medium heat[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]5.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]The water should have been absorbed by the lentils, Add another 1 ½ Pints of boiling water to the lentils. Stir the lentils, place the lid back on and leave for 10 more minutes[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]6.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Stir the lentils and use a hand blender to blend the lentils for a minute[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]7.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Place the lid back on the saucepan and leave to cook for 5 more minutes. [/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]8.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Finally stir the lentils for one last time [/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]9.[FONT=&quot] [/FONT][/FONT][FONT=&quot]Optional but you can add freshly cut coriander to the lentils and then stir[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]Note: The lentils dahl is now ready to be served; you can serve it with boiled rice.[/FONT]
     
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