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Coconut Lemongrass Lentils

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“From Chef Greg Frey, Jr. and La Costa Blue Fire Grill. You can see it made here: Yum!”
1hr 10mins
4 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Lightly toast the cumin, coriander, clove, cardamom, and pepper in a pan.
  2. Grind this in a spice grinder and set aside.
  3. Sweat onions, smashed lemongrass stalks, and ginger in extra virgin olive oil until translucent over medium heat.
  4. Add garllic, spices and kaffir leaves.
  5. Cook an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Add coconut milk and simmer covered for 20 minutes.
  7. Blend until smooth, strain and chill.
  8. Note: this also freezes well.
  9. Simmer lentils with kaffir leaf in vegetable stock until done.
  10. To Finish the Dish:
  11. Saute any mixed chopped vegetables of your choice in extra virgin olive oil and add cooked lentils, the sauce and simmer until hot. Garnish with fresh cilantro and serve with hot sauce.

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