This recipe from Extending the Table: A World Community Cookbook is a delicious way to get more greens into your diet. Add as much hot chili as you’d like to increase the spice!
- 1 large onion, chopped (I used a small onion plus the rest of the scallions I had in the frig)
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 Tbsp ginger root, finely chopped
- 2 tsp whole cumin seed
- 2 tsp curry powder
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 fresh hot chili pepper, chopped (I didn’t have one so I substituted a dash of red pepper flakes)
- 2 C red lentils, rinsed (I used whole green lentils)
- 5 C water
- 2 large potatoes, sliced (optional; I didn’t use because I didn’t have any. In hindsight I should have chopped up that kohlrabi that’s sitting in my frig)
- 1 bunch spinach, chopped (I substituted chard)
- 2 Tbsp cilantro, chopped (I forgot this and didn’t miss it)
- rice or chapatis or something else starchy to eat it with. Or I guess you could eat it as a soup. I went with brown basmati rice.
- In a large skillet over medium heat, add 3 Tbsp oil and brown the onion.
- Add the garlic and ginger root. Stir in the spices (careful not to burn!). Stir in the lentils and coat with the spice mixture.
- Add water, potatoes (if using), spinach/chard; bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the lentils are soft.
- Serve over rice.
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