Curried red lentils

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 156.0
  • Total Fat: 1.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 171.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 11.3 g
  • Protein: 9.3 g

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Number of Servings: 2



    Lentils, raw, .33 cup (remove)
    Onions, raw, .33 cup, chopped (remove)
    *Canola Oil, .5 1tsp (remove)
    Curry powder, 1 tsp (remove)
    *Cumin seed, .5 tsp (remove)
    Chili powder, .5 tsp (remove)
    Granulated Sugar, .5 tsp (remove)
    Garlic, 1 clove (remove)
    Ginger Root, 1 tsp (remove)
    Tomato Sauce, .25 cup (remove)


Rinse the lentils in cold water until the water runs clear.
Add lentils and enough water to cover to a saucepan and simmer until the lentils are tender (about 30 minutes).
Add water if necessary.
While the lentils are cooking, caramelize the onions in the vegetable oil in a large skillet.
Combine the curry paste, spices, garlic and ginger in a bowl.
Mix well.
When the onions are cooked, add the curry mixture to the pan.
Cook over a high heat, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes.
Stir in the tomat puree and reduce the heat to a simmer.
Cook the curry base until the lentils are ready.
When the lentils are tender, drain off any exceess water and add the lentils to the curry mixture.
Combine thoroughly and serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 2

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user CHRISTINEDC.

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  • Very Good
    Very good! I didn't have tomato sauce so I chopped up a tomato and had rice with mine, but overall a good meal for a vegan. - 3/29/10

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