Yellow Lentils

Lentils, one of the worlds healthiest foods, are believed to have originated in central Asia, having been consumed since prehistoric times. They are one of the first foods to have ever been cultivated. Yellow lentils have tan jackets, but they’re usually sold skinned and split. They have a mild, nutty flavor, and they're often cooked as a side dish or ground into flour.  They're sometimes sold with an oily coating, which you should rinse off.  Yellow lentils are usually used to make toor dal, the main ingredient for the South Indian recipe called sambhar. Commonly used for s..

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