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A mess of lentils

(nazid adashim adom - worth a birthright)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 lb red lentils
  • 1 1/2 Tbs butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped fine
  • 6 cloves garlic, pressed or chopped
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 6 whole peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 tsp mustard seed
  • 1 Tbs cayenne
  • 2 oz grated coconut
  • 1 Tbs vinegar
  • salt

Directions

  • Rinse lentils and cook in twice as much water until half done
  • Fry onions, garlic, cumin, pepper, mustard, cayenne and coconut in butter
  • Add to lentils with vinegar and salt
  • Simmer until really soft.
  • Blend until smooth.
  • Serve hot with bread to famished hunters for best results.
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