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Red Split Lentils Curry

Metric


200 g ~ 1 cup red split lentils
240 ml ~ 1 cup water
400 ml ~ 1 can chopped tomatoes
200 ml milk or cream | coconut, soy or cashew
1 tsp agave or maple syrup
1 tsp salt

Spices:
2 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp cayenne (optional)

Optional Garnish:
2 tbsp milk or cream
2 tbsp fresh parsley
⅛ tsp ground black pepper


US


1 cup red split lentils
1 cup water
13 oz ~ 1 can chopped tomatoes
7 oz milk or cream | coconut, soy or cashew
1 tsp agave or maple syrup
1 tsp salt

Spices:
2 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp paprika
1 tsp cayenne (optional)

Optional Garnish:
2 tbsp milk or cream
2 tbsp fresh parsley
⅛ tsp ground black pepper


MAKES2 portions
PREP TIME10 minutes
COOKING TIME30 minutes
TOTAL TIME40 minutes
Steps


1Rinse red split lentils really well under running water until it runs clear.
2Add chopped tomatoes, syrup, salt and spices to a medium-size cooking pot (20 cm ~ 8 inch, preferably cast iron).
3Mix to combine, bring to a simmer and stir. Cover the pot with a lid then set heat to very low (induction #2) and cook, covered, for 5 minutes.
4Add water and rinsed lentils.
5Mix to combine, bring to a simmer, cover and cook over very low heat (induction #2) for 20 minutes.
6Add cream - or milk, for a lighter version. You can use any type of cream or full-fat milk: coconut, soy or cashew. If you are using milk, full-fat coconut milk works best.
7Stir to combine and cook, covered, for another 10 minutes or until the curry thickens. Remove from the heat and let the curry sit, covered, for another 5 minutes.
8Transfer to bowls.
9Drizzle with extra milk or cream. Garnish with fresh parsley and sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper.
Nutritional Info
Makes 2 portions
600 Calories per portion
29g protein
80g carbohydrates
14g fiber
24g fat
High in Vitamins B1, B6
High in Omega 3
High in Copper
High in Iron
High in Manganese
High in Phosphorus
High in Zinc
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