Indian Lentils With Coconut

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)
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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 196
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 13g
  • Carbohydrate: 30g
  • Fiber: 7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 129mg
  • Calcium: 25mg

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