Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Lentil Dahl

Two cups of lentils
8 cups of water
4 Teaspoons of mineral salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
4 teaspoons of Indian curry powder
2 tablespoons of anis
½ an onion chopped and sautéed
2 cloves of garlic minced
1 cup of garbanzo beans
1 cup of black beans

Place all ingredients into a crock-pot and let cook for 2 to 3 hours on high. Shortly before serving remove 4 cups of mixture and put in a blender and liquefy. Place back into crock and stir together.
Serve over a bed of Basmati rice.

Poor-mans Saffron Rice

4 cups of water
2 cups of rice
2 teaspoons of mineral salt
½ teaspoon turmeric
½ cup of pine nuts
2 teaspoons of anis

Place water in to kettle and bring to boil, add rice and all other ingredients to water and bring water back to a boil. Turn heat to lowest setting and cover for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and add two table spoons of olive oil and stir. Its ready to serve.

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