Sweet & Sour Bengali Lentils

Sweet-N-Sour Bengali lentils are my favorite. I thought to share the recipe with others.
Serves: 4, Preparation time: 20 min, Soaking Time: 60 min, Cooking Time: 60 min
1) 1 1/4 cups Split Gram Lentils
2) 3 1/3 cups Water
3) 1 tsp Indus Organics Turmeric Powder
4) 2 tsp Sugar
5) 3 tbsp Corn Oil
6) 2 tbsp Indus Organic Panch Phoran
7) 4 dried Indus Organics Red Cayenne Pepper Whole
8) 2 Indus Organics Bay Leaves
9) 2 tsp Raisins
1) Simmer the lentils in the water until soft and mushy
2) Add Turmeric powder, Salt and Sugar. Blend well
3) Heat the oil in small pan and add the Organic Panch Phoran. When it crackles, add the Organic Red Cayenne Pepper, Organic Bay Leaves and Raisins. Reduce the heat.
4) Saute for a minute and pour the oil and spices over the lentils
5) Add Water
6) Boil till it becomes a thick soup
Serve in a Bowl and enjoy.

** original recipe taken from Monisha Bhardwaj – Indian Spice Kitchen

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