Curried Lentils and Rice

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Zee7181

This recipe is designed for use with a rice cooker but should be easily converted if you don't have one. I don't remember where I originally got this.

Top Review by Lady MoM

We loved this recipe but did a few small changes; we added more curry and left out the yogurt and mint mix ( personal taste)As well as the spinach. I had a patato spinach broth to go with this meal and thought it would be too much... Ecellent recipe though, a little mild for a curry lover but wonderful flavor! Thanks for the post!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix mint and yogurt and refrigerate.
  2. Wash rice in warm water until the water runs clear.
  3. Add olive oil, onion, curry, ginger and cumin to the rice cooker. Cook 4-5 minutes, stirring, to soften the onions.
  4. Add lentils and stir to coat. Add the broth, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
  5. Add remaining ingredients, except spinach, and continue to cook until rice cooker swithches to "warm" function.
  6. Carefully lift cover, then quickly stir in the spinach and re-cover. Allow to stand for 10 minutes. The rice should have an attractive, light brown crusting on the bottom.
  7. Serve with a dollop of the chilled, minted yogurt.

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