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Quick and easy...

 

 

 

Lentil Curry with Chickpeas, Tomatoes and Spinach

 

 

Ingredients:

 

2 Cups Red Lentils

1 Medium Red Onion (finely diced)

1 400gram tin Chickpeas

2 Cups chopped English Spinach

3 medium Tomatoes

1 teaspoon Tumeric

1 teaspoon Ground Cummin

1 teaspoon Ground Coriander

I Tablespoons Minced Garlic

1 Tablespoons Minced Ginger

half teaspoon dried vegan stock

half teaspoon mixed spice

12 green cardamon pods

Chilli Powder - (use your discretion) leave this out for no heat, a quarter teaspoon for mild, half for medium, more for hot

2 to 3 Tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil

4 or 5 Cups water

 

 

Method:

 

- Remove seeds from the cardamon pods and crush.

- In a frypan place the oil, onion and all the spices. Stir over heat until spices are aromatic and start to darken.

- Add the lentils and water.

- Add the chopped spinach, tomatoes, and chickpeas.

- Cover and let simmer until lentils are soft. (add more water if it starts to run dry)

 

 

Enjoy...

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does one need to rinse the Lentils ? if yes, for how long ?

 

Yes. rinse a couple of times.. thoroughly since there is a possibility of fertilizer, pesticide or some kind of insect repellent.. (as per my mom)

 

To rise lentils faster use a pressure cooker

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does one need to rinse the Lentils ? if yes, for how long ?

 

Yes. rinse a couple of times.. thoroughly since there is a possibility of fertilizer, pesticide or some kind of insect repellent.. (as per my mom)

 

To rise lentils faster use a pressure cooker

 

I ended up doing that. Thank you for the confirmation.

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