Padma's Lentil Salad

A healthy crunchy salad, prep time does not include soaking, cooking and cooling time. Enjoy!

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2hrs 30mins
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directions

  • Wash the lentils and soak them for 2 hours in tepid water; drain.
  • In a deep pot, add 8 cups of water to the lentils, bring to a boil, cover, and cook on low heat for 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Rinse the lentils with cold water and drain. Make sure the lentils are cooked but firm, not mushy.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the lentils, apple, bell pepper, jalapeno, olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, salt, and parsley. Stir and set aside in the fridge.
  • Just before serving, heat the sesame oil on medium-high heat.
  • When hot, roast the ginger and coconut for a few minutes until golden and toasty.
  • Sprinkle this garnish over the lentils and serve immediately.
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"A healthy crunchy salad, prep time does not include soaking, cooking and cooling time. Enjoy!"
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  1. Mia in Germany
    Yum! Loved this salad. It's really crunchy and refreshing, even better the next day. Will make this again. Thanks for another keeper, dear Pam :)<br/>Made for the Cook-A-Thon in memory of Pam
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  2. pammyowl
    A healthy crunchy salad, prep time does not include soaking, cooking and cooling time. Enjoy!
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