Spicy lentils

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spicy lentils

Lentils are a delicious and affordable source of protein. They are also versatile. Enjoy them in this easy to make spicy lentils dish by Ntwehle Gcabashe.

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 45 minutes

Serves: 4

  • 4 cups, cooked lentils, drained
  • 3 tablespoons (45ml) oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely chopped
  • ½ cup tomato puree
  • 1 cup cauliflower florets
  • 1 sachet Knorr Rice Mate Breyani
  • 3 cups (750ml) vegetable stock
  • Handful fresh coriander, finely chopped

Slow cooked trotters and lentils 

  1. Heat oil. Fry onion, garlic and ginger until soft.
  2. Add tomato puree and cauliflower.
  3. Add the Knorr Rice Mate Breyani rice and spice sachet (comes in the box). Cook over low heat, and stir until cauliflower is coated with spices.
  4. Add vegetable stock. Cover with lid and cook until rice is done.
  5. Add lentil and coriander. Cook for another 10­­–15 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.

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