Priya's Dal



  1. In a pot over high heat, combine the lentils, bay leaf, turmeric, salt, and 4 cups water and bring the water to a boil.
  2. Reduce the heat to medium-high, give the lentils a stir, and insert a large long-handled spoon into the pot.
  3. Cook with the spoon still inserted, 20 to 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from the heat and let sit for 15 minutes.
  5. Add the lime juice and set aside.
  6. Add the seasoning to the cooked dal and mix thoroughly.