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#1 Old 03-08-2012, 06:31 PM
 
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I just put this together and thought it was such an amazing combination!

1/2 cup french lentils (that keep their shape)
1/2 cup orange lentils (cook down)
Cook in 2 cups water-not sure of time, I kept adding minutes.
Added 1 teaspoon curry and 1 teaspoon tureric towards end of cooking

Cooked diced potatoes and chopped carrots together.
Sauteed onions, red pepper, and celery.

Served with a wedge of lemon squeezed over, and a generous dollop of soy yogurt.

Really good.
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#2 Old 03-09-2012, 09:48 PM
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That sounds great, I love me some lentils! What do you mean by 'cook down' the lentils? All mashy?
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#3 Old 03-10-2012, 12:12 AM
 
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I also find lentils tasty and they really do pair well with spices and vegetables. It is also great to experiment with various foods.

I know that we Brits are a bit fussy about curry and I would only make one tiny suggestiion. That is to caramalize a few onions with evo, add some chopped garlic and than add the curry powder ( good quality and fresh) and fry it under a gentle heat.
The flavours will be enhanced by this method. Add this together with the water at the beginning and not towards the end.
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That sounds great, I love me some lentils! What do you mean by 'cook down' the lentils? All mashy?

Like how some lentils hold their shape after cooking, and orange ones cook more like a puree?

Thanks Shyvas! That is a good tip for all spices!

I was so happy to have just thrown this together. I actually used 1 1/2 lentils-made a whole potful. I added veg broth to some for soup, and some I'll mash together for patties.
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Like how some lentils hold their shape after cooking, and orange ones cook more like a puree?

Thanks Shyvas! That is a good tip for all spices!

I was so happy to have just thrown this together. I actually used 1 1/2 lentils-made a whole potful. I added veg broth to some for soup, and some I'll mash together for patties.

Great Sliva ! Being savvy is a bonus.
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