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Lentil Chili

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Ingredients
  Olive oil 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Carrot 1 Medium, peeled and coarsely chopped
  Water 7 Cup (112 tbs)
  Tomato paste 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Brown lentils 12 Ounce, rinsed (2 Cups)
  Green pepper 1 , cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  Sweet red pepper 1 , cut into 1/2 inch chunks
  Canned red kidney beans 19 Ounce, rinsed and drained (1 Can)
  Cooked garbanzo beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), rinsed and drained (Use Canned Or Cooked)
  Canned tomatoes in puree 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Chili powder 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Ground cumin 4 Teaspoon
  Dried red pepper flakes 3⁄4 Teaspoon (More If Desired)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large heavy skillet or stock pot, heat the oil over moderate heat
2. Add and sauté the onion, garlic and carrot just until vegetables are limp.
3. Add the remaining ingredients except for water and sauté lightly just until the flavors are well blended and the spices are aromatic.
4. Add the water and stir well, heating until it comes to a boil.
5. Adjust the heat to medium-low, cover the skillet and simmer the lentils for almost 45 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding more water if required, until they are tender.
6. Season the curry with salt and pepper according to preference.

SERVING
7. Dish out into a tureen or casserole serving dish.
8. Serve with Indian bread (flat bread) or rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Indian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Curry
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Chili
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 768 Calories from Fat 212

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g37.1%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1092.5 mg45.5%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g37%

Dietary Fiber 46.6 g186.4%

Sugars 17.1 g

Protein 37 g74.9%

Vitamin A 210.5% Vitamin C 187.7%

Calcium 22.7% Iron 76.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Lentil Chili Recipe