Indian Lentils With Coconut

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Indian Lentils With CoconutRecipe
Photo: Sang An
Try Indian Lentils With Coconut for a dish that is big on flavor but not on calories. Serve as a tasty side dish at any meal.
10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

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1 teaspoon olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
4 cups water
1 pound dried small red lentils, washed and picked over
1 (13.5-ounce) can light coconut milk
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 45 Minutes

1. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion; sauté 5 minutes or until just beginning to brown. Stir in the water, lentils, coconut milk, and bay leaf. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat to low. Simmer, stirring occasionally, 40 minutes or until the lentils are soft.

2. Remove and discard the bay leaf. Then stir in salt and pepper.

Created date

February 2006

Nutritional Information

Calories 196
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 13 g
Carbohydrate 30 g
Fiber 7 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 3 mg
Sodium 129 mg
Calcium 25 mg