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Lentils with Zucchini

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Category: Vegetarian, Indian

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Lentils
  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 3 tb Ghee
  • 2 Garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 sl 1/2" piece ginger
  • 1 Green chili, chopped
  • 1 sm Zucchini, chopped
  • Salt
  • 1/2 ts Garam masala
  • 1 ts Cumin seeds


Place lentils, water & turmeric in a pot over medium heat & bring to a
boil. Continue cooking, removing the froth from the top from time to time.

In a separate pot, heat half the ghee. Saute onion & garlic till golden.
Stir in ginger, chili & zucchini. Mix thoroughly & continue to cook for 5

Transfer the lentils to the zucchini mixture. Stir in salt & garam masala.
Half cover the pot, lower the heat & cook for 15 minutes.

In the remaining ghee, toss in the cumin seeds & heat till they sizle &
change colour.

Serve lentils hot with the ghee/cumin seeds.

Michael Pandya, "Indian Vegetarian Cooking"

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