Use 3 Cups water per 1 Cup dry lentil. Add 1-2 tsp oil, if desired. For making a lentil soups increase amount of water. For making lentil salad reduce amount of water.


1. Soak Split Masur Red Lentils for 15-20 minutes. 2. Rinse thoroughly and drain water. 3. Add 3 cups of water per 1 cup of dry lentils in a wide pot and heat on low uncovered. 4. Once the water is at the level of the lentils, cover the pot. 5. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes. Serve hot or cold.

Electric Cooker/Microwave:

1. Prep lentils same as above 2. Use 3 cups water per 1 cup of lentils and add to a microwave safe dish or electric cooker 3. Heat for 15-20 minutes on medium heat covered. Serve hot or cold.