Indian-Style Lentils


This Indian lentil curry is incredibly tardily to ready as well as a practiced ane for cooks exactly learning most Indian spicing. All of the ingredients are tardily to notice at your local grocer as well as made upwardly of staple ingredients that many of us unremarkably convey on hand. Feel gratis to experiment alongside the quantity of spices used to come upwardly up alongside dissimilar flavour profiles as well as estrus levels. It’s a well for yous as well as economical dish that won’t convey yous sweating over a hot stove, freeing upwardly fourth dimension to pass outdoors or only to relax inwards your favorite recliner.

If you’re similar me as well as stick to dried legumes instead of buying canned ones, this is too an ideal dish because if yous forget to soak your beans the nighttime before, lentils are a practiced repast solution equally typically they don’t request soaking. Try this earthy as well as slightly tangy curry for your side past times side meatless meal. I advise serving it alongside unopen to hot rice as well as Indian flatbreads, such equally Dosas or Fenugreek Chapatis for a most satisfying dining experience.

Indian-Style LentilsIndian-Style Lentils
Recipe past times
Cuisine: Indian
Published on Jan 25, 2008

Simple dish of earthy greenish or brownish lentils seasoned alongside love apple tree as well as Indian spices — an tardily master copy or side

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  • 1 tablespoon butter or olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed
  • 1-inch slice fresh ginger, minced or grated
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 teaspoons basis coriander
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/4 cups greenish or brownish lentils, rinsed
  • juice from 1 small-scale lemon (2 tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon bounding main salt, or to taste
  • Heat the butter or crude oil inwards a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onions, garlic as well as ginger, as well as stir for five to 8 minutes or until the onion browns. Toss inwards the cumin seeds, basis coriander, turmeric as well as cayenne, as well as operate along to stir for 1 minute. Add the tomato, simmer for 1 to 2 minutes, as well as hence add together the H2O as well as lentils. Bring to a boil, trim down the estrus to a simmer, as well as cook, covered, for 1 lx minutes or until most of the H2O is absorbed as well as the lentils are tender. Stir occasionally, adding to a greater extent than H2O if necessary.
  • Stir inwards the lemon juice as well as salt, estrus for unopen to other infinitesimal or two, as well as hence serve hot or warm.
Makes 4 master copy or half-dozen to 8 side servings

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