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Lemon Dal
Get these lentils going in the afternoon for a tasty meal at dinnertime. Serve with whole-grain pita bread--the fresher, the tastier! This is the perfect nutritious comfort food to take for lunch at the office.
1 1/2 cup red lentils
5 cups hot water
1 small yellow onion, diced
4 cloves garlic, sliced
1 ( 1/2") piece fresh ginger, peeled and minced
2-3 serrano chilis, seeded and sliced
1 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. milk
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Lemon Dal

Lemon Dal

Lemon Dal
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  • Servings:6 (271 g)
  • Prep Time:15 minutes
  • Cook Time:120 minutes
1. Pick through and wash the lentils.
2. Place lentils, water, onion, garlic, ginger, chilis and salt in the slow cooker. Stir well and set to cook on high for 2 1/2 hours.
3. When the lentils are cooked, add the lemon juice and stir. Adjust the lemon juice to taste.
4. Add the milk and stir.
5. Serve warm with fresh pita bread or brown rice.