Curried Lentils

Cheap and Easy curried lentils (serves 4 for 2 quid)

Preparation Time

Cook Time

Servings

4

Ingredients

Instructions

Step 1:

  • 1.Wash lentils under cold running water
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  • 2.Boil lentils in salted water (follow instructions on packet, although a shorter boiling time can be used)
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  • 3. Drain lentils and rinse again
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  • 4.Finely Chop onion
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  • 5. Soften and slightly brown the onion in a pan with a splash of oil
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  • 6. Add desired ammount of curry powder (dependent on strength) and fry with the onions for a few minutes
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  • 7. Add the lentils and about 1 pint of warm water (or stock if preferred) and season accordingly – although maybe less salt
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  • 8. Simmer for about 30 mins so liquid reduces
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  • 9. Enjoy on their own or with a Dolloped of fresh mash