Lentil Salad With Curry Spices and Yogurt

Total Time
50mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
40 mins

This is a delicious, simple, and inexpensive recipe. You can make it even easier by using the vegetables raw, rather than blanching them. I'd bet that regular lentils would work well in this, too.

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse the lentils and place them in a medium saucepan; cover with water and add the bay leaf. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer (the original recipe said to boil for 15-20 minutes -- I find it takes longer to cook the lentils).
  2. Meanwhile, bring a small pot of water to a boil and drop the onion in for 15 seconds. Scoop out with a strainer and splash with vinegar.
  3. Drop in the carrot for 1 minute to blanch.
  4. In a small bowl, combine yogurt, lemon juice, 1 tb vinegar, and spices.
  5. Drain the lentils when tender; remove the bay leaf and toss all ingredients together. Toss in cilantro before serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

Oui, oui! French lentils are indeed the key. So very tasty!

Not our cup of tea, I guess, but I couldn't get French lentils, just the ordinary brown ones.

4 5

This was just plain yummy, and very easy. Thanks Aunt Cookie!