Indian Lentils With Coconut

 Recipe
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.

Yield:

10 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 45 Minutes

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

Ingredients

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

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.

Note:

Mark Bittman,

The Best Recipes in the World

March 2006
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