Saturday, October 16, 2010

Cooking: Pulses

Cooking Time
Mung Bean, whole, soak 20-40 min, cook 20 minutes.
Mung Bean, split, no soak, cook 20-30 minutes.
Masoor, split, no soak, 20 minutes
Urad, split, no soak, 20 minutes.
Toor (yellow split pea), no soak, cook 25 minutes.
Chana (chickpea), split, no soak, 30 minutes.
Use 1 cup lentils with 4 cups water. Split lentils require slightly less, and whole lentils require slightly more.
Bring to boil, cover and simmer. Can check water level.

Refrigeration and Freezing
Cooked lentils stay fresh in the refrigerator for 3 days, in a covered container.
Cooked lentils may also be frozen.

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