Category: Vegetarian
Rating: 4.25
Servings: 4


1/2 cup lentils
2 1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
3 tablespoon ghee
2 garlic cloves, chopped
1 slice 1/2 piece ginger
1 green chili, chopped
1 small zucchini, chopped
1 salt
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon cumin seeds

Directions: How to Cook Lentils With Zucchini

Place lentils, water & turmeric in a pot over medium heat & bring to a boil. Continue cooking, removing the froth from the top from time to time.

In a separate pot, heat half the ghee. Saute onion & garlic till golden. Stir in ginger, chili & zucchini. Mix thoroughly & continue to cook for 5 minutes.

Transfer the lentils to the zucchini mixture. Stir in salt & garam masala. Half cover the pot, lower the heat & cook for 15 minutes.

In the remaining ghee, toss in the cumin seeds & heat till they sizle & change colour.

Serve lentils hot with the ghee/cumin seeds.

Michael Pandya, "Indian Vegetarian Cooking"

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Recent comments and reviews for this recipe:

Purnima writes:

Hi..this is a nice recipe, shall try it soon..kindly mention onions n nos. in list of ingr. Tks!

Posted on 27 Aug 2008, 03:30 ET

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