Lentils with curry
 
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Ingredients
  • 1 big onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1-2 teaspoons curry powder (to taste)
  • ¾ cup small brown lentils
  • ½ cup brown rice
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 garlic gloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons carob syrup
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup fresh tomato juice, from 2 big mature tomatoes blended
  • 1-2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 carrot, roughly shredded
  • Salt and pepper
To serve
  • 10 cherry tomatoes roughly chopped
  • 1 fresh onion sliced
  • 1 pita bread
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro or parsley finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons carrot, roughly shredded
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
Instructions
  1. Rinse the lentils and drain.
  2. Place a medium pot over medium heat. Add the chopped onions to the pot along with the olive oil and sauté for 3-5 minutes, until they soften.
  3. When the onions are ready add to the pot the thyme, curry, lentils, rice, ginger, garlic, carob syrup, water and blended tomatoes.
  4. Stir and cover the pot, simmer for 40-45 minutes over medium to low heat.
  5. When ready, add the salt, lemon juice and shredded carrot (The salt is not added at the beginning so that the lentils don’t harden.)
To serve
  1. Serve the lentils in a serving bowl add 1 tablespoon shredded carrot, some slices of fresh onions, chopped cherry tomatoes, cilantro or parsley and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
  2. Toast the pita bread and serve.
Notes
4 servings
Recipe by Enhealthy.com - Delicious & Nutritious at https://www.enhealthy.com/lentils-with-curry-main-dishes-recipes/