Fragrant Red Lentils With Rice

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READY IN: 1hr 40mins
SERVES: 5
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Let the oil get heated in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Add diced onion and stir/saute for 6 minutes or until onion starts to brown.
  • Add in ginger and next 5 ingredients; stir/saute for 1 minute.
  • Add 3 cups water, lentils, and salt; bring to a boil.
  • Cover, lower the heat, and simmer for 20 minutes or until lentils are tender; throw out bay leaves.
  • Melt the butter in a small skillet over medium heat.
  • Add in green onions and jalapeno pepper; stir/saute for 5 minutes.
  • Add to lentil mixture along with lime juice, cilantro, and garam masala; stir to combine.
  • To serve: put 1/2 cup rice into a shallow bowl; spoon 3/4 cup lentil mixture over rice for each serving; top with 1 tablespoon yogurt for each serving.
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