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Monday, June 30, 2014

Curried Lentils




Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1 (14 ounce) can tomato paste
  • 2 jalepeno peppers, minced
  • 1" piece ginger. peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon coriander
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 3 cups lentils
  • 1/2 cup water(or enough liquid in combination with chicken stock and coconut milk to equal six cups)
  • 1 (14 ounce)can coconut milk
  • lime zest from 2 limes
  • salt
  • pepper
  • roasted cauliflower(divide head into 2" pieces, roast on oiled sheet pan, at 400, until nicely browned)
  • peas, blanched(garnish)
  • white or brown rice, cooked
Place first 9 ingredients in slow cooker.  Stir to mix.  Set cooker on medium and cook until lentils are tender(about 4 hours depending on slow cooker).

Add coconut milk and lime.

Season with salt and pepper

Serve lentils, over rice, garnished with roasted cauliflower and  bright green peas.










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