Creamy Indian Lentils and Rice

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 1 hr 5 mins

This is a recipe from Cooking Light. It doesn't say what kind of lentils to use, but from the picture, I'd say brown, or puy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large Dutch oven, heat oil over medium high heat. Saute onion in oil until golden brown (about 8 minutes).
  2. Add rice, curry powder, mustard seeds, salt and pepper and saute 1 minute more.
  3. Add water and lentils and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 1 hour.
  4. Remove from heat. Add cilantro (coriander) and sour cream or yogurt. Stir through gently and serve.


Most Helpful

Very good Indian rice. I made half a recipe but turned out excellent. Served with Recipe #277765.

adopt a greyhound February 15, 2010

I really love it it was so goood I give some to my friend and they love it too thank you

cashsua March 12, 2007

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