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Red Lentil Sambar (Ffv) Recipe

Looking for an easy Red Lentil Sambar (FFV) recipe? Learn how to make Red Lentil Sambar (FFV) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by hopperlady27

Makes 6 servings



http://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2008/02/red-lentil-sambar-from-vegan-fire-and.html

Recipe Ingredients for Red Lentil Sambar (FFV)

1 cup red lentils
3 1/2 cups water
2 tablespoons cold-pressed canola oil [see note above]
1 teaspoon black mustard seeds
1 onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 pepper hot green chiles
1 teaspoon grated ginger
14 1/2 ounce diced tomatoes, drained
2 teaspoons Sambar
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon cayenne
1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala
1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped cauliflower
1 cup green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup diced eggplant
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup chopped cilantro

Recipe Directions for Red Lentil Sambar (FFV)

Combine the lentils and water in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium, cover, and simmer until soft, 30 minutes. Set aside, do not drain. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the mustard seeds. When they begin to pop, add the onion, garlic, chiles, and ginger and cook until softened, 5 minutes. Stir in the tomatoes and cook 2 minutes. Stir in the sambar powder, coriander, cayenne, cumin, salt, and garam masala. Add the carrots, cauliflower, green beans, and eggplant. Cover and cook for 5 minutes to soften. Add the vegetable mixture to the reserved lentils, cover, and simmer until the vegetables are soft, 20 minutes. Add the lemon juice and cilantro and cook 5 minutes longer.
Categories

Main Dish, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 343.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
205
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
433mg
18%
Potassium
711mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates
30.2g
10%
Dietary Fiber
13.3g
53%
Sugars
5.4g
Protein
10.5g
Vitamin A 78% Vitamin C 46%
Calcium 6% Iron 18%
* 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
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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