Aunt Beck's Lentils and Rice Stew

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Total Time
4hrs
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 2 hrs

I've been making lentils and rice, Indian style for a long time. My cousin reminded me of his Moms style...here it is. Don't be put off by the time..half of it is for soaking the lentils.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak lentils in cold water for 11/2 hours. Drain and check for anything that needs to be removed.
  2. Cut the meat into bite-size chunks.
  3. Heat skillet over medium-high heat, add oil and when oil begins to sizzle, add meat.
  4. Brown meat in portions so not to lower pan heat.
  5. As meat is browning add onions to brown.
  6. Add lentils, seasoning and boiling water to meat. Cover and let simmer about 11/2 hours.
  7. Stir in the rice and cover pot and cook another 25 minutes.
  8. I usually soak the lentils in the morning, drain, cover, and set aside until needed.