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Spicy Rice and Lentils

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Category: Rice, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1/2 c Brown lentils soaked for 1hr
  • 1 lg Onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 ts Mashed garlic
  • 1/2 ts Grated ginger
  • 1 Fresh green chilli
  • Seeded and finely chopped
  • 4 tb Ghee
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1/2 ts Turmeric
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 1 c Long grain rice
  • Soaked for 1 hour
  • 1/2 c Red lentils
  • 2 tb Chopped spring onions


Preparation time: 25 minutes + 1 hour standing Cooking time: 25 minutes

Drain the brown lentils, cover with boiling water and boil for 15 minutes
until beginning to soften. Drain Cook the onion, garlic, ginger and chilli
in the ghee until soft and lightly coloured. Add the cinnamon, cloves, bay
leaf and turmeric. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring. Add the drained rice and
lentils, mix well, then add water to cover by 3-cm. Bring to boil, then
cook on very low heat until the liquid has been absorbed, about 20 minutes.
Stir in the chopped spring onion. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.

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