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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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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)

Lentils are an incredibly versatile ingredient and rich in protein. This healthy salad combines them with red kuri squash, chopped hazelnuts and fresh herbs.

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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)

In the mood for a hearty spread that isn't hummus? Try this delicious spread made from red lentils, walnuts and mushrooms.

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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)

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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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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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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 and idly rice for at least 3 hrs

  • Idly rice 1 cup
  • chana dal - 1/2 cup
  • Toor dal - 1/4 cup
  • Moong dal - 1/4 cup
  • Red chilli - 2
  • Salt - 1 tbsp
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Urad dal - 1 tbsp
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Mustard seeds - 1/2 tbsp
  • Onion - 1 chopped
4.2/5 (17 Votes)

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Pressure cook Tuar dal

  • Vatha kulambhu podi - 1 tablespoon
  • Ground curry leaves- 1 tablespoon
  • Mustard seeds
  • Sesame oil
  • Salt
  • Tamarind - 1 inch ball
  • Tuar dal- 1/4 cup
4.2/5 (11 Votes)

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