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Curried Lentils

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Ingredients
  Lentils 3 Cup (48 tbs), cooked (1 Cup Dry)
  Cooking liquid 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Root ginger 1⁄4 Inch
  Garlic clove 1 Large
  Onion 1 Large
  Oil 3 Tablespoon
  Turmeric 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cumin 1⁄2 Teaspoon, ground
  Coriander 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Garam masala/1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Cardamom 1⁄4 Teaspoon, ground
  Black pepper 1 Pinch, ground
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

MAKING
1) In a food processor bowl with a metal blade, process the ginger until finely grated, remove and keep aside.
2) Add garlic and process until finely minced.
3) Add onion and process until chopped.
4) In a large pot, saute the garlic and onion in the oil over a medium heat for 3-5 minutes until soft and transparent.
5) Stir in the ginger and saute for 30 seconds.
6) Stir in the spices, stir constantly and cook for another 1 minute.
7) Stir in the lentils and cooking liquid, cayenne pepper and salt, cook for about 5 minutes and adjust the seasonings.

SERVING
8) Serve immediately on individual serving plates.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Saute
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
25 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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