This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.
This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.
This is a low sodium recipe.
GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.
"Calvin: Why are you crying, Mom?
Mom: I'm cutting up an onion.
Calvin: It must be hard to cook if you anthropomorphize your vegetables."
Black lentils take longer to cook than other lentils, so don't rush the cooking process. When they are ready to serve, they will be tender but not mushy. This is definitely a spicier meal, so if you like your Indian food only moderately spicy, try this for the first time with just 2 medium jalapenos.
Servings: 6 | Serving size: about 1 1/4 cups
Cooking Time: 75 Minutes
This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3.
This recipe can be divisible by 2.
This recipe makes great leftovers and keeps well, refrigerated, for 4-5 days.
Serve with Cucumber Yogurt Sauce
|1 Tbsp||olive oil|
|1 Tbsp||ground cumin|
|2 Tbsp||fresh ginger (peeled and minced)|
|3 cloves||garlic (minced)|
|3||jalapeno peppers (seeded and finely diced)|
|1 large||onion (finely diced)|
|2 15 ounce can||no salt added diced tomatoes|
|1/2 tsp||garam masala|
|1 cup||dried black lentils|
|1 15 ounce can||no salt added kidney beans (drained and rinsed)|
Place the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add the cumin and cook for 1 minute, stirring continuously.
Add the ginger and garlic and cook, stirring continuously, for 3 minutes.
Add the jalapenos and cook for another 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add the onion, stir, and cook for another 7 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add the tomatoes, turmeric, garam masala, lentils, beans, water, and salt, stir thoroughly, and simmer gently for about 60 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Serving size: about 1 1/4 cups
|Calories 237||Calories from Fat 27|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 2g||6%|
|Saturated Fat <1g||1%|
|Monounsaturated Fat 2g|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrates 38g||12%|
|Dietary Fiber 16g||55%|
|Vitamin A 3%||Vitamin C 25%|
|Calcium 11%||Iron 29%|
|Vitamin K 6 mcg||Potassium 751 mg|
|Magnesium 80 mg|