Notes: Hulled (decorticated) lentils, such as Red Chiefs, come from the Northwest. Smaller orange lentils are available in Indian markets. Both cook quickly.

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Makes 4 servings


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  • Scrub potatoes and cut them into 1/4-inch slices.

  • Rinse tomatoes, core, and cut each into 6 wedges.

  • In a 12- to 14-inch frying pan, combine potatoes, tomatoes, lentils, broth, and curry powder. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring occasionally.

  • Cover pan, reduce heat, and simmer until most of the liquid is absorbed and potatoes are tender to bite, about 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Spoon into wide bowls. Sprinkle with chopped mint and add yogurt and salt to taste.

Nutrition Facts

381 calories; calories from fat 3.1%; protein 29g; fat 1.3g; saturated fat 0.1g; carbohydrates 65g; fiber 12g; sodium 80mg.