Steamed Lentils

Recipe by heatherhopecs
READY IN: 9hrs
SERVES: 4-8
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Sort through dry lentils to look for stones or other debris.
  • Put sorted lentils in a large bowl and cover with water (8 cups or so).
  • Soak lentils for 8-12 hours.
  • Drain the water, rinse the lentils, and drain again.
  • Using an electric steamer with a rice bowl (e.g. Oster brand), fill the water reservoir to the "max" or "full" line.
  • Add lentils plus 2 cups water to the rice bowl.
  • Assemble your steamer for cooking rice per the directions on the steamer.
  • Steam the lentils for about 60 minutes.
  • Turn off the steamer and allow the lentils to rest for 10 minutes.
  • Season as desired and serve.
  • Makes (4) 1/2 cup servings or (8) 1/4 cup servings.