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Curried Red Lentils Recipe

Looking for an easy Curried Red Lentils recipe? Learn how to make Curried Red Lentils using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by meganr

Makes 4 servings



Original recipe at http://vegweb.com/index.php?topic=4917.0

Recipe Ingredients for Curried Red Lentils

1 cup dry red lentils
3 cups vegetable stock
1 cup onion, chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp ginger root, minced (or 1 tsp ground)
1 1/2 cups tomatoes, chopped (or 1 can bits)
2 tsp curry powder
1/4 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp ground coriander
2 tbsp olive oil

Recipe Directions for Curried Red Lentils

  1. Heat water in pot until boiling. Add lentils and boil for one minute. Reduce heat to a simmer.Simmer lentils until they resemble a thick paste.

  2. While lentils are simmering, heat oil in frying pan. Add onion, garlic and ginger. Fry until soft. Add curry, chili, cumin, coriander, salt and pepper, saute for 2-3 minutes. Add tomatoes and saute for another 3-5 minutes. Add fried spice mixture into lentil paste, stir and cook an additional 15-20 minutes.

  3. Preparation time: 45 min

Categories

Beans, Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 325.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
286
Calories from Fat
74
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.2g
13%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
448mg
19%
Potassium
654mg
19%
Total Carbohydrates
39.8g
13%
Dietary Fiber
8.7g
35%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
15.1g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 18%
Calcium 6% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
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