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Cooking with lentils - 35 recipes

Discover delectable lentil recipes. Whether your looking for a vegetarian main or a low fat side we have a lentil recipes to add to your cooking arsenol!

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Bursting with cheese and wrapped up in bacon, these stuffed chicken breasts are totally irresistible!

Ingredients

  • Chicken breast
  • 6 -8 bacon slices
  • 1 cup spinach leaves
  • 1 small jar semi-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup shredded cheese
  • Salt and pepper

Method

  1. Carefully slice the chicken breasts, forming a pocket, without cutting right through.
  2. Fry the breasts until golden brown on both sides.
  3. Layer bacon slices on a chopping board.
  4. Place the chicken breast on the far left, and top with spinach leaves, semi-dried tomatoes and cheese. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Roll the chicken breast in the bacon slices, folding it closed as you go.
  6. Cook in the oven for 20 minutes at 375°F.
  7. Serve, and enjoy!

Top rated Lentils recipes

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1) Soak washed chana dal ( bengal split gram) for 1/2 hour minimum

  • 1) Split Bengal gram ( Chana dal) 1 cup
  • 2)Medium sized bottle gourd ( lauki )- Washed peeled and cubed to small pieces
  • 3)Oil - 2 tbsp
  • 4)Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • 5)1/2 tsp ginger paste
  • 6)Turmeric powder
  • 7)Red cilly powder - 1 tsp
  • 8)Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • 9)Asfoetida - A pinch
  • 10)2 Green chillies finely chpped( optional)
2.6/5 (218 Votes)

PEANUTTY Thai curry hummus, garlicky carrot top hummus, sun-dried tomato hummus... here are 15 ways to REINVENT this CLASSIC appetizer.

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In a saucepan, boil the lentils and turmeric in water, then reduce heat and simmer until the lentils are cooked but...

  • 1 cup small yellow lenses.
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric.
  • 1 1/4 cups of water.
  • 1 1/2 cups of diced zucchini.
  • 4 tbsp. vegetable oil.
  • 1 large onion
  • cut into thin strips.
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed.
  • 2 fresh green chilies
  • chopped.
  • 1/2 tsp. mustard seeds.
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds.
  • some cilantro leaves and chopped fresh mint.
  • 6-8 curry leaves.
  • salt.
  • 1/2 tsp. sugar.
  • 4 tbsp. lemon juice.
  • 8 oz canned chopped tomatoes.
3.1/5 (196 Votes)

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Soak rice and moong dal in water for 15 to 30 minutes

  • Raw rice ¾ cup
  • Moong dal ¼ cup
  • Water 3 ½ cup
  • Salt 3 tsp
  • Ghee 3 tbsp
  • Cashew 1 tbsp
  • Peppercorns ½ tsp
  • Cumin ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves 6 – 7
  • Ginger ¼ inch
4.3/5 (26 Votes)

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Heat 4 tbsp of oil in a pan

  • Oil - 4 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • Urad dal/Black gram - 1 tsp
  • Onion - 1/2
  • Green chilli - 2
  • Tomato - 1/2
  • Carrot - 1
  • Beans - 6
  • peas - 50 gm
  • Turmeric powder - 2 pinch
  • Salt - 1/2 tbsp
  • Water - 3 cups
  • Rava/Sooji/Semolina - 1 cup
4.2/5 (31 Votes)

Quinoa is a complete protein and it's also completely amazing. Here are 40 ways to get more of this delicious superfood into your life.

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One of the easiest and healthy snack for your tea time

  • Moong Daal -1 cup
  • rice - 2 tea spoon
  • urad daal - 2 tea spoon
  • Onions - 1/2 a big onion or 1 medium (finely chopped)
  • Green chili - 1 or 2 (as per your spice level) (finely chopped)
  • Perungayam - 2-3 pinches
  • salt - to taste
  • Oil to deep fry
  • curry leaves - a few (finely chopped)
4.3/5 (12 Votes)

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kandya kadi soy + alle+ mirsang+ amsan+salt add to cut onions

  • Add mustard seeds to ghee and cook with fenugreek seeds
  • garlic and red chilies. Add chopped tomatoes
  • tamarind juice
  • cooked arhar/tur daal
  • turmeric
  • pepper
  • cumin powder
  • asafetida
  • coriander and curry leaves. Boil for a few minutes and add water from cooked daal to the mixture.
4.6/5 (15 Votes)

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Roast cashew in ghee and keep it aside

  • Raw rice ¾ cup
  • Moong dal ¼ cup
  • Water 3 ½ cup
  • Ghee 3 tbsp
  • Cashew 1 tbsp
  • Cardamom powder ¼ tsp
  • Jaggery ½ - ¾ cup
4.1/5 (7 Votes)

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Hearty red lentil soup

  • Onion
  • Celery
  • Garlic
  • Red Lentils
  • Red Quinoa
  • Turnip Greens
  • White Navy Beans
  • Chicken Stock
  • Pinches of flour
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cumin
  • Pinch ginger
  • fresh or Canned diced tomato
4.4/5 (5 Votes)

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Dry roast rice and moong dal till light brown

  • Rice 1 cup
  • Jaggery 1 cup
  • Ghee 1/4 cup
  • Moong dal 1 tablespoon
  • Water 3 cups
4.2/5 (20 Votes)

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Soak dal for 1/2 hour and grind it with chillies to a smooth tough paste

  • Urad dal- 1 cup
  • Green chillies - 4
  • Red chillies -2
  • Salt
  • Oil for frying
4.3/5 (6 Votes)

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