• 141_recipe


    1 tablespoon olive oil

    1 cup onion, chopped

    1 tablespoon fresh ginger, peeled, minced

    1 teaspoon cumin seed

    1 teaspoon turmeric, ground

    1/2 teaspoon red pepper, crushed

    4 garlic cloves, minced

    2 cups cauliflower florets, chopped

    2 cups tomatoes, chopped

    2 1/2 cups water

    1 cup dried lentils

    2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

    1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, minced

    3/4 teaspoon salt

    6 cups cooked basmati rice or 6 cups long grain rice, cooked


    Heat olive oil in large saucepan over medium-high heat.

    Add onion, ginger, cumin, turmeric, red peppers, and garlic.

    Saute 2 minutes.

    Add cauliflower and tomatoes; saute 1 minute.

    Stir in water and lentils; bring to a boil.

    Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes or until lentils are tender.

    Stir in lime juice, cilantro, and salt.

    Serve 1 cup lentil mixture with 1 cup rice.