Category: Vegetarian
Rating: 4.00
Servings: 4


4 tablespoon vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 medium onion, chopped
1 cup lentils, washed & drained
3 cup water
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne

Directions: How to Cook Lentils With Garlic And Onion

Heat oil over medium heat. When hot, add cumin seeds & let sizzle for a few seconds. Add the garlic & stir-fry till the garlic changes colour. Put in the onion & stir-fry until they begin to brown at the edges. Add the lentils & water. Bring to a boil, cover & simmer for about an hour, or until the lentils are tender. Add salt & cayenne. Stir to mix & cook another 5 minutes.

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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

Matt writes:

This is very cheap, very easy and delicious. I recommend it highly.

Posted on 26 Jan 2009, 18:44 ET

ralph writes:

I liked this recipe very much. Its simple but tasty. The spices aren't overpowering so it goes well with many side dishes, including more highly spiced curries.

Posted on 19 Jun 2011, 20:05 ET

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