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Pressure Cooked Lentils with Stir Fried Coconut

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  Green lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs), soaked overnight
  Onion 2 Medium, sliced
  Tomato 1 Medium, chopped
  Coconut 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Fresh / Frozen)
  Brown sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Red chilies 4
  Turmeric powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mustard seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 5
  Cumin seeds 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
  Tamarind paste 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 Teaspoon

Soak the lentils over night. Cook the lentils, one sliced onion and chopped tomato in a pressure cooker for 15 minutes until tender.

Grind the onion, chillis, turmeric, mustard, peppercorns, cumin and tamarind to a smooth paste. Set it aside.

Bring one tsp oil to temperature in a medium skillet, on medium high. Add the mustard seeds, wait for 5 seconds and add in the second sliced onion. Stir fry until lightly browned.

Add the coconut and fry for a couple of minutes and add the ground spice mixture. Cook that for a couple of minutes before adding in the cooked lentils. Stir and add the brown sugar and salt to taste.

Serve with naan or rotis! Enjoy!
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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 279 Calories from Fat 37

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g6.6%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 164.7 mg6.9%

Total Carbohydrates 47 g15.7%

Dietary Fiber 18.4 g73.5%

Sugars 9.8 g

Protein 15 g30%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 51.1%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 27.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Pressure Cooked Lentils With Stir Fried Coconut Recipe Video