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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Garam Masala Lentils

This is great mixed with some brown rice and sprinkled with chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, parsley, mint, cilantro, green onions, lemon juice


Garam Masala Lentils


1 pound of brown lentils, rinsed and picked over
1 and 1/2 pounds all purpose potatoes
2 onions , peeled and chopped
1 can (14 and 1/2 oz not salt added diced tomatoes)
2 tsp salt
1 & 1/2 tsp garam masala seasoning
1/2 tsp ground cumin (I forgot this!)
1/2 tsp black pepper
2 yellow or red peppers, cored, seeded ad cut into 1 inch pieces
1/2 cup cilantro leaves chopped (optional)
3/4 cup tlasted slivered almonds (don't use it if putting this in a goulash)
5-6 cups water

In large pot combine water, lentils, potatoes, onions, diced tomatoes, salt, garam masala seasoning, cumin, and pepper. Cover and boil. Reduce heat to simmer , covered, for 35 minutes. Stir occasionally. Add yellow peppers and simmer 5 to 10 min more until done. Stir in cilantro and sprinkle with almonds (if not using in the goulash recipe). This was from family circle.

2 comments:

alice alfred said...

Sounds delicious!

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