Simple Template for any Lentil Recipe.
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If you are a vegan this Lentil Recipe is for you. Lentils are probably the best source of Protein and Super Easy to cook. Easier if you have an Instant Pot or another kind of Pressure Cooker.
This Lentil Recipe uses lots of herbs and spices for taste and health benefits. This is what you will find in this corner of interwebs anyway!
Here are the choices of Lentils that are available easily in an Asian or Indian grocery store. And these days probably in most walmart, costco and Amazon and other organic markets as well. Here are some I cook quite frequently.
Yellow Mung Beans or Mung Daal – These are available with skin off or on. You can make the daal out of either.
Ingredients and Cooking Method for Lentil:
For 4 Servings
Put all of the below ingredients into Instant Pot and cook for 20 minutes on High Pressure.
2 cups of lentils, 1 cup of chopped onion, 1 cup of chopped tomatoes, 3-4 fresh garlic cloves minced, about 1 Tbsp grated ginger, 1 tsp turmeric, 2-3 green chilly peppers, choice of vegetables such as zucchini, eggplant, cauliflower. cabbage – about 1 cup. Extra cayenne pepper or paprika if you are into eating spicy. 4-5 cups of water.
Check in about 40 minutes or so, Open the Pot. Add more water if desired, and heat on Saute mode for 5 minutes.
Tempering a lentil soup, in the end, makes a world of difference. Here are the ingredients for tempering. Use 1 tsp cumin, 1 tsp mustard, a pinch of asafoetida, and about 3 Tbsp of butter or ghee for tempering in the end
Take a small pan. and heat 3 Tbsp of ghee and add the rest of the ingredients for tempering. let cook for about 30 seconds, until brown, and add into the lentil soup and mix.
Eat like a soup, or serve over steamed rice if you are not counting the carbs. This all is a Lentil Lentil Recipe
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Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic, Cilantro, and Cumin not only takes the taste of your foods to another level. It also gives you immense immunity-boosting benefits while you enjoy the delicious foods. I wrote about the Benefits of Turmeric and Pepper in fighting diseases here.
Short Clip below is a version I made the other day with Yellow Split Chickpea Lentils and some Zucchini, Onion, Tomatoes, Garlic and it turned out delicious and video-worthy!
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