Spicy Lentils With Mushrooms

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by asharpe2

"Labhia aur khumbi" - modified from Madhur Jaffrey's Indian Cooking (I think). (Originally used black-eyed beans, 6T oil and 250g mushrooms.)

Top Review by Rachchow

This recipe turned out so good! I didn't follow it EXACTLY because I didn't have all the ingredients. Skipped the 'shrooms, used red lentils, had no tumeric or cumin seeds, but used a LOT of cumin powder. Maybe around 3 Tbsp. Instead of coriander I sprinkled a little bit of dried parsley at the end. Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Gently fry onion, cumin seeds, cinnamon stick, garlic, & mushrooms in oil.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, except for salt and fresh coriander.
  3. Simmer for about an hour.
  4. Add salt and pepper.
  5. Remove cinnamon stick.
  6. Garnish with fresh coriander.

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