Lentils With Rice and Potato

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Brian Holley

This is a super way to add some flavour and texture to your rice dish when having a curry. With this there is no need for a dish of dhal. The dhal and rice cook together so you save all round. This really is a super rice dish. Very, very easy to cook.

Top Review by Snickle Baby

Tasty, but I needed about double the water and the cooking time was much longer. :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place lentils in a bowl and cover with cold water, allow to stand for 15 minutes Wash the lentils in running water till the water runs clear.
  2. Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the cloves and cumin seeds for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the onion and potato, stir and fry for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the lentils, rice, turmeric and salt and fry for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the water, bring to the boil, cover the pan , reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Turn off the heat, leave the lid on the pan and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  7. Serve with any curry dish.

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