Zucchini with Lentils and Garlic Recipe

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Submitted by chefette44

Makes 3 servings



Indian Vegetarian Dish, serve with rice

Recipe Ingredients for Zucchini with Lentils and Garlic

0.5 cup Yellow or "Golden" Lentils
0.25 tsp Turmeric, Ground
1 tsp Sea Salt
16 oz Water
1 tbsp Vegetable Oil, Canola
3 clove Garlic
0.5 tsp Cumin Seed
125 grams Onions
240 grams Squash, Summer, Zucchini, Includes Skin
1.5 tsp Spices Ground Coriander
5 g Cumin Powder
0.25 tsp Paprika

Recipe Directions for Zucchini with Lentils and Garlic

  1. 1. Place the lentils, turmeric, salt and water in a large saucepan. Bring it to boil, skimming off any surface scum that collects on the top. Reduce the heat and simmer, covered, until the lentils are cooked, about 15 to 20 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover the bowl and keep warm.

  2. 2. In a medium saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté until golden brown. Add the cumin seeds?they should sizzle upon contact with the hot oil. Quickly add the onion and zucchini and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.

  3. 3. Add the ground coriander and cumin and continue to cook until the zucchini is cooked, about 10 minutes.

  4. 4. Remove the pan form the heat, add the paprika, and immediately pour over the hot lentils. Swirl lightly to mix and sprinkle on the fresh coriander leaves. Serve with your choice of Indian breads or rice.

Categories

Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 319.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
186
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.6g
9%
Saturated Fat
0.4g
2%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Sodium
802mg
33%
Potassium
297mg
8%
Total Carbohydrates
25.3g
8%
Dietary Fiber
8.8g
35%
Sugars
3.2g
Protein
10.1g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 30%
Calcium 5% Iron 79%
* 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
83% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • High in dietary fiber
  • Very high in iron
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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