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Curried Lentils And Rice Recipe
|Lentils||1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed|
|Chicken broth||4 Cup (64 tbs), canned|
|Olive oil||1 Tablespoon|
|Yellow onions||2 Medium, thinly sliced|
|Ground black pepper||To Taste|
|White rice||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Parsley||1 Tablespoon, chopped|
Calories 319 Calories from Fat 39
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 g6.8%
Saturated Fat 0.63 g3.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 853.7 mg35.6%
Total Carbohydrates 54 g17.9%
Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.6%
Sugars 2.1 g
Protein 15 g30.9%
Vitamin A 6.7% Vitamin C 11.9%
Calcium 3.6% Iron 24%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1. In a large heavy skillet or stock pot, combine the lentils, broth/water and salt.
2. Place on a medium high flame and bring to a boil skimming off the scum .
3. Reduce the heat and let the lentils simmer for 20 minutes.
4. In the mean time, in a small skillet, heat the oil.
5. Add and sauté the onions just until soft and lightly colored.
6. Sprinkle generously with pepper and set aside until lentils are cooked.
7. Once lentils are tender, tip in the sautéed onion mixture, curry powder and rice. Stir gently to mix well
8. Cover the pan and simmer the lentils and rice for another 18 to 20 minutes over low heat, stirring occasionally until the rice is cooked. Add more water or stock if required while cooking.
9. Dish out into a casserole or serving dish.
10. Garnish with parsley and serve hot accompanied with a vegetable curry if you like