This recipe is quite simple, economical and very tasty. If your lentils are pre-cooked you can eliminate the water and allow them to simmer slowly with the onions and spices.
1 TB oil 1-1/2 C. chopped onions, 2 cloves minced garlic or 1 tsp. powder 1-1/2 C. rinsed lentils 5 C. water 1 - 14 oz. can tomatoes 1/2 tsp. cumin 1/2 tsp. ginger 1/2 tsp. turmeric 1/2 tsp. curry powder OR 1-2 tsp curry powder - to taste dash cayenne pepper to taste 1-2 Tbsp lemon juice, optional
Saute onions in oil in a large pot for 2 minutes. Add garlic and saute briefly. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil. Simmer until the mixture is a gravy consistency (approx. 2-3 hours). If cooked in the Duromatic, pressure on first ring for 15 minutes, cut the water by 1-1/2 cups. Add salt, pepper, and, lemon juice to taste. Serve over cooked brown rice, millet, or other cooked whole grain.
Serving Suggestions: Serve with Green Salad, baby carrots, pineapple slices
Curried Lentils Over Rice 1 TB oil 1-1/2 C. chopped onions, rehydrated 2 cloves minced garlic or 1 tsp. powder 1-1/2 C. rinsed lentils 5 C. water 1/4 C. tomato powder or 1 - 14 oz. can tomatoes 1/2...