[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.
> Adamantius

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. ;-)

Margaret FitzWilliam

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