Curried Lentils with Coriander

/Curried Lentils with Coriander

Curried Lentils with Coriander

Yields: 8 servings, ½ cup each.

 2 cups green lentils
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 2 medium onions, chopped
 1 tsp each ginger coriander, cumin and tumeric
 1 tsp minced garlic
 ½ tsp salt
 3 whole cardamon
 1 3-inch stick cinammon or 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp hot pepper flakes
 1 cup chopped tomatoes, fresh or canned
  cup chopped green onions (include the tops)
 ¼ cup chopped fresh coriander

1

Wash lentils in cold water, drain. In saucepan, bring 6 cups (1.5 l) water and lentils to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain.

2

Meanwhile, in large saucepan over medium heat, combine oil, onions, ginger, coriander, cumin, turmeric, garlic, salt, cardamom, cinnamon and hot pepper flakes; cook for 10 minutes or until onion has softened, stirring frequently.

3

Add tomatoes and drained lentils; simmer over low heat for 3 minutes. Discard cloves, cardamom and cinnamon stick. Stir in green onions and coriander. Serve hot.

Source: Anne Lindsay’s Lighthearted Everyday Cooking (1991), Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

Ingredients

 2 cups green lentils
 2 tbsp vegetable oil
 2 medium onions, chopped
 1 tsp each ginger coriander, cumin and tumeric
 1 tsp minced garlic
 ½ tsp salt
 3 whole cardamon
 1 3-inch stick cinammon or 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
 ¼ tsp hot pepper flakes
 1 cup chopped tomatoes, fresh or canned
  cup chopped green onions (include the tops)
 ¼ cup chopped fresh coriander

Directions

1

Wash lentils in cold water, drain. In saucepan, bring 6 cups (1.5 l) water and lentils to boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes or until tender; drain.

2

Meanwhile, in large saucepan over medium heat, combine oil, onions, ginger, coriander, cumin, turmeric, garlic, salt, cardamom, cinnamon and hot pepper flakes; cook for 10 minutes or until onion has softened, stirring frequently.

3

Add tomatoes and drained lentils; simmer over low heat for 3 minutes. Discard cloves, cardamom and cinnamon stick. Stir in green onions and coriander. Serve hot.

Curried Lentils with Coriander
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