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Savory Lentils

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Ingredients
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Dried lentils/Split peas 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Ground turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cardamom 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ghee/Vegetable oil 2 Tablespoon
  Lime wedges 4
Directions

Heat water and lentils to boiling in 2-quart saucepan.
Stir in salt and turmeric.
Cover and simmer until lentils are tender, about 45 minutes.
Cook and stir onion, garlic, cumin and cardamom in Ghee until onion is tender; stir into lentils.
Cook uncovered over low heat, stirring frequently, until consistency of re-fried beans, 20 to 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Fusion
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Interest: 
Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1077 Calories from Fat 291

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.9%

Saturated Fat 19 g94.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80.4 mg26.8%

Sodium 1967.1 mg82%

Total Carbohydrates 146 g48.7%

Dietary Fiber 64.4 g257.8%

Sugars 13.4 g

Protein 53 g106.3%

Vitamin A 1.9% Vitamin C 60.7%

Calcium 22.3% Iron 104.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Savory Lentils Recipe