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Lentil Stuffed Peppers

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish, Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 2/3 c Red lentils
  • 4 tb Vegetable oil
  • 4 md Green bell peppers
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds
  • 2 Onions, chopped
  • 2 Green chilies
  • 1 1 inch piece ginger, grated
  • 1 tb Ground coriander
  • 1 1/4 c Water
  • Salt & pepper
  • 2 tb Chopped cilantro


Rinse lentils & soak for 30 minutes. Heat half oil in skillet. Add peppers
& cook for 3 to 5 minutes till golden brown. Drain & cool. Add remaining
oil to pan. Cook cumin till they begin to pop. Add onions & chilies & cook
for 8 minutes. Stir in ginger & coriander. Drain lentils & add to the pan
with water. Stir well & cover. Cook for 15 to 20 minutes til lthe liquid
has evaporated.

Stir in salt & pepper. Add cilantro. Cut tops off peppers & remove seeds.
Stuff with the lentils & replace the tops. Stand in a baking dish. Bake at
350F for 15 minutes.

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