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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Curried Red Lentils

Serves 4

1 C red lentils

1 C onions, diced
1 1/2 tsp oil

1 Tb curry paste
1/2 tsp each:
turmeric
cumin
chili powder
salt
sucar
minced garlic
fresh ginger

8oz tomato puree

Rinse lentils.  Add enough water just to cover and simmer until lentils are tender, about 30 minutes, adding water if needed.

Carmelize onions in oil in a large skillet.

Combine next group of ingredients in a bowl, mix well.

When onions are cooked, add curry mixture and cook on high 1-2 minutes, stirring.

Stir in puree and reduce to simmer.  Cook until elntils are ready.

When lentils are tender, drain excess liquid and add the lentils to curry mixture.  Combine and serve.

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