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Improving my approach for plain water boiled brown lentils

You don't 'need' to pour out the water halfway to get rid of the scum/sludge. You can skim it off the top and just dump that away, topping up the water if needed. The 'sludge'/scum is just 'excess' ...
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Improving my approach for plain water boiled brown lentils

Brown Lentils or as they are also known Raj lentils take a long time to prepare. I soak my brown lentils for two days. Refreshing the water three times per day. You are going to have to cook it after ...
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Improving my approach for plain water boiled brown lentils

Frame challenge: If you often find it so difficult to keep an eye on your lentils as they cook that you burn them, you may want to consider using a rice cooker, pressure cooker, or Instant Pot to make ...
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Improving my approach for plain water boiled brown lentils

For the sake of the exercise, taking your comments under @Sneftel’s answer into account, here are three random recipes for lentil salad (I chose salad because the authors here aim for lentils that ...
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Improving my approach for plain water boiled brown lentils

Stephie has given you a great answer and you should follow every word of it. (You should also click the grey check mark next to it to indicate that it’s answered your question.) Here’s a more general ...
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Improving my approach for plain water boiled brown lentils

For lentils, there are a few rules of thumb, but not necessarily a hard and fast set of values (like cooking time), because of the natural variability and changes during storage. But with some minor ...
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