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Vegetarian Curry Lentil Stew

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You can use more or less curry powder in this. It all depends on the level of heat you want.
  White onion 1 Large, chopped finely
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm), minced
  Ginger 1⁄2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
  Jalapeno pepper 1 Medium, seeded, finely chopped
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Carrot 2 Medium, finely diced
  Eggplant 2 Small, diced
  Sweet potato 2 Small, peeled, diced
  Tomato 2 Medium, peeled, finely chopped
  Curry powder 2 Tablespoon
  Cooked lentils 16 Ounce, cooked (any kind)
  Tomato paste 2 Tablespoon
  Coconut milk 13 Ounce
  Plain yogurt 12 Ounce
  Regular salt 2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 2 Teaspoon
  Canola oil 6 Tablespoon

1. Prepare all the ingredients according to the list.

2. In a deep skillet or pan heat 2 tablespoons oil.
3. Add the onion and cook for about 4 minutes or until translucent.
4. Put the garlic, ginger and chili pepper (if using). Mix well and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
5. Add the parsley, carrots, eggplant, sweet potato and tomatoes. Mix well and cook for further 5 minutes.
6. Make a well in the middle and add the remaining oil. Add the curry powder, mix, and cook stirring constantly for about 2 minutes. Mix everything well.
7. Add the lentils and mix well. Make another well in the middle and add the tomato paste.
8. Pour the coconut milk and stir thoroughly until the tomato paste is completely dissolved.
9. Add the yogurt and mix everything. Season with salt and pepper and mix.
10. Bring stew to a boil and reduce heat. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes or until the sweet potato is completely cooked through.

11. In a serving plate, serve the stew hot with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 392 Calories from Fat 225

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40.1%

Saturated Fat 11.8 g58.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 5.5 mg1.8%

Sodium 746 mg31.1%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g12%

Dietary Fiber 10 g40.1%

Sugars 12.5 g

Protein 9 g17.8%

Vitamin A 174.4% Vitamin C 34%

Calcium 13.9% Iron 23.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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