Curry Rice With Orange and Brown Lentils

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Recipe by cooking in cairo...

This is something I threw together the other night and if I may so, it is absolutley DELICIOUS! It makes great leftovers too. Enjoy!

Top Review by UmmBinat

This is delicious masha Allah. I used white Basmati rice, green lentils in place of brown as that is what I had on hand, canned plum tomatoes, I peeled the carrot before chopping it up, recipe#442889, sea salt, freshly ground black pepper, plus the rest. I served it as a vegetarian meal with homemade raita.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Add oil to medium size pot, fry onion until soft.
  2. Add chopped tomato, carrot, tomato paste and garlic and stir until a bit soft, about 8 minutes or so on low heat.
  3. Add dry spices to bring out their flavors and aroma.
  4. Add rice and lentils, cover with water just a bit over the rice, approximately 2-1/2 cups or so, bring to boil, cover and simmer for approximately 40 minutes checking periodically to see if tender.
  5. NOTE: The lentils may seem a bit tough even after cooking, but leave covered for about 15 minutes and before serving they will be fine.
  6. Great next to chicken or a great vegetarian meal all by itself!

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