Fragrant Red Lentils with Rice

Fragrant Red Lentils with Rice
Photo by Becky Luigart-Stayner

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 1 ½ cups dried small red lentils
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon seeded minced jalapeño pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • + 12 more ingredients
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 5 tablespoons low-fat plain yogurt
    • 2 ½ cups hot cooked brown basmati or brown rice
    • ¾ cup chopped green onions
    • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
    • 1 teaspoon garam masala
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
    • ¾ teaspoon salt
    • 2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine
    • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 2 bay leaves

Heat the vegetable oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add diced onion, and sauté 6 minutes or until onion begins to brown. Add the ginger and next 5 ingredients (ginger though bay leaves), and sauté for 1 minute. Add 3 cups water, lentils, and salt, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce ...

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