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Curried Rice with Lentils

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Category: Low Fat

 Ingredients List

  • 1 Fatfree broth or water
  • (replaces the 1-2tbsps. oil
  • To saute with)
  • 3/4 c Dried lentils
  • 1/2 Onion, chopped
  • 3 Cloves garlic, minced or put
  • Through a press
  • 1/4 ts Groung ginger
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 2 To 3 teaspoons curry powder,
  • To taste
  • 1 c Brown rice
  • 4 c Water
  • 2 Fatfree vegetable cubes
  • 1 Salt to taste
  • 1/2 c Raisins or currants
  • 1/4 c Sunflower seeds (use less or
  • Omit to lower fat)
  • 1 Large, tart apple, or
  • 2 Medium, diced


1 c Plain/lowfat yogurt
1/4 c Raisins or chutney

Heat the fatfree broth/water in a heavy-bottommed soup pot, 2-quart
saucepan, or Dutch oven and saute the onion with 1 clove of the garlic
until it begins to turn translucent. Add the ginger, turmeric, and curry
powder and saute for a few minutes longer. Add more broth/water, if
necessary, and the rice, and saute for 2 minutes. Add the lentils, water,
bouillon cubes, remaining garlic, raisins, and sunflower seeds and bring to
a boil. Cover, reduce the heat, and simmer for 25 mins. Add the apples and
simmer, covered, for another 10 to 15 minutes, or until the water is
absorbed. Serve topped with yogurt and the additional raisins.

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