Recipe: California Dal

Ingredients:

1 onion, peeled and chopped
1 clove garlic
1 Tbsp. olive oil
1 cup dried lentils
1 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
2 tsp. ground cumin
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. ground chile
3 cups vegetable broth
½ cup golden raisins

Instructions:

 Heat a large, heavy pan over medium heat. Add oil and onion. Cook, stirring frequently, until onion is limp, about 5 minutes. Add garlic. Add cumin, salt and chile to onions and cook until fragrant, 1-2 minutes. Add veggie broth, lentils and sweet potatoes. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer. Cook until lentils are tender to the bite and sweet potatoes are tender when pierced, another 25-30 minutes. Stir in raisins.