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Lentils With Rice and Potato

Lentils With Rice and Potato created 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.

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directions

  • 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.
  • Heat the oil in a large pan and fry the cloves and cumin seeds for 2 minutes.
  • Add the onion and potato, stir and fry for 5 minutes.
  • Add the lentils, rice, turmeric and salt and fry for 3 minutes.
  • Add the water, bring to the boil, cover the pan , reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Turn off the heat, leave the lid on the pan and let it stand for 10 minutes.
  • Serve with any curry dish.
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"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."
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  1. Haponte301
    Will this work dry lentils? Using the same cooking methods and times.
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  2. Snickle Baby
    Tasty, but I needed about double the water and the cooking time was much longer. :)
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  3. Brian Holley
    Lentils With Rice and Potato Created by Brian Holley
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  4. 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.
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