[Sca-cooks] Lentils, lentils everywhere....
Pixel, Goddess and Queen
pixel at hundred-acre-wood.com
Mon Jan 5 08:52:22 PST 2009
On Mon, 5 Jan 2009, Phil Troy / G. Tacitus Adamantius wrote:
> As for those coral-orangey lentils, I think those are intended for dal and
> such; they always seem to turn into brown mush no matter what I do, but I
> think that's part of the Master Plan.
They're also known as Egyptian red lentils in some places, and masoor dal
if you're Indian. They cook to a golden-brown mush, which is useful in
itself as a thickener or a base for something else, or you can look up any
dal recipe that calls for masoor dal. They're a staple in my kitchen. ;-)
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