Curried Lentils

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 118.1
  • Total Fat: 7.6 g
  • Cholesterol: 19.9 mg
  • Sodium: 400.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 10.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.3 g
  • Protein: 3.5 g

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Makes 6 servings, Great With Basmati Rice Makes 6 servings, Great With Basmati Rice
Number of Servings: 6


    1 cup Red Lentils
    1 tsp. Salt
    1/4 cup Butter, unsalted
    1 large Onion
    1 clove Garlic minced
    1-2 tsp. Curry powder
    2 TBS. Lemon Juice
    1 TBS. chopped Parsley
    2-1/2 cups Water
    1 Bay Leaf


Bring to a boil and simmer 20 minutes: 1 cup red lentils, 2-1/2 cups water, 1 bay leaf, and 1/2 tsp. salt.

Meanwhile, Saute together: 1/4 cup butter, 1large onion chopped, 1 cloved minced garlic.

Add: 1tsp. salt and 1-2 tsp. curry powder. Fry briefly. Add to cooked lentils. Mix in 2 TBS lemon juice and 1 TBS chopped parsley.

Tastes great with Basmati rice.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PURPLEZEBRA.

TAGS:  Vegetarian Meals |

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Very Good
    six servings? really? how large? i found this only made 2 cups total, which would mean a serving is 1/3 a cup. is that right? - 6/11/08

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    Very Good
    I enjoyed it! - 5/24/08

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    Very Good
    This was a very good light low cal filling lunch. - 12/30/07

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    Wow! that is really good. I've never had lentils before and every week I am trying to cook at least 2 new meals. This seemed like a really easy recipe and it was. I used Vidalia onion which made the onion flavor milder, but still excellent. I will definitely make this again. - 6/28/07