Curried Red Lentils

Recipe by caetb
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Rinse the lentils in cold water until the water runs clear.
  • Add lentils and enough water to cover to a saucepan and simmer until the lentils are tender (about 30 minutes).
  • Add water if necessary.
  • While the lentils are cooking, caramelize the onions in the vegetable oil in a large skillet.
  • Combine the curry paste, spices, garlic and ginger in a bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • When the onions are cooked, add the curry mixture to the pan.
  • Cook over a high heat, stirring constantly for 1-2 minutes.
  • Stir in the tomat puree and reduce the heat to a simmer.
  • Cook the curry base until the lentils are ready.
  • When the lentils are tender, drain off any exceess water and add the lentils to the curry mixture.
  • Combine thoroughly and serve immediately.
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