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Curried Lentils

Rated as 4.31 out of 5 Stars
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"Simple recipe with exotic flavors, but only a few ingredients. Lentils are simmered in a coconut curry sauce. Serve over rice."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 145
Original recipe yields 2 servings

Directions

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  1. Rinse lentils and place in a saucepan with the water. Bring to a boil, then cover, and simmer over low heat for 15 minutes. Stir in the curry paste, coconut cream and season with salt to taste. Return to a simmer, and cook for an additional 10 to 15 minutes, until tender.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 145 calories; 0.5 25.2 10.8 0 146 Full nutrition

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Very good recipe, but I'd like to try to clear up some confusion: COCONUT MILK (not cream of coconut) is what is generally used for Thai Curry bases, and I believe that was the author's intent h...

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A decent recipe, but not much in it's own right. It's a good base recipe which you can add to or change, but alone it largely depends on the quality of curry paste (or powder) you use. I used ...

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Very good recipe, but I'd like to try to clear up some confusion: COCONUT MILK (not cream of coconut) is what is generally used for Thai Curry bases, and I believe that was the author's intent h...

Cream of cocounut will make this thicker, but coconut milk will be excellent, too. I use curry powder, not curry paste.

A decent recipe, but not much in it's own right. It's a good base recipe which you can add to or change, but alone it largely depends on the quality of curry paste (or powder) you use. I used ...

Whoa, Nelly! Loved the flavor, but it was hot, hot, hot. I will probably try it again, but will cut the curry paste in half. Make sure you have a glass of water at hand!

Very good recipe. I used chicken broth in place of water and added about 1 1/2 tsp of curry paste. The broth was fiery while it was cooking but it's a bit more tame now. My hubby loves it. I...

This recipe was yummy with either coconut cream (coconut juice w/lots of sugar) or coconut milk. I added cooked rice and simmered until it was the consistancy I liked. Then serve it with raisi...

This recipe is my standard potluck dish for the following reasons: 1.) None of the ingredients for recipe go bad, at least for many months. So I just make sure I never run out of these ingredien...

I like this recipe because there are so many add-ins that you can use, and the ease of playing around with the base recipe. When I made it, I added some chicken that was chopped up and had been ...

Had to cook it a bit longer than the recipe stated as it was too runny initially. Used 1 tablespoon of curry paste, and threw in some coconut and raisins. Really enjoyed it, even the kids said...