Lentils Stew Healthy Lunch Ideas

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Feb. 04, 2016

Here is an easy lentils recipe with veggies and flavoured with Zaatar.This one pot dish can be made in bulk and enjoyed anytime during the day.


Light brown lentils 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Dark brown lentils 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Chopped onion 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Garlic cloves 4
Carrots 3 , chopped
Potatoes 3 , chopped
Salt To Taste
Paprika 1 Teaspoon
Zaatar 2 Tablespoon
Oil 3 Tablespoon
Cumin seeds 1 Teaspoon
Water 8 Cup (128 tbs)
Pepper 1 Teaspoon



1. Soak the lentils in water overnight or at least 30 minutes.


2. Heat oil in the cooker. Fry cumin, onions and garlic.

3. Add salt, paprika and zaatar.Mix well. Add veggies and lentils(discard the water lentils were soaking in)

4. Add water. Adjust seasoning as per your taste.


5. Serve with flatbread of your choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4