Ginger, Green Lentil & Vegetable Curry Recipe

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Ginger, Green Lentil & Vegetable Curry
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  1. Place potatoes in a small bowl and cover with cold water. Place lentils in a large saucepan. Fill the pan halfway with water and rinse the lentils by rubbing them between your fingers. (The water will become cloudy.) Drain. Repeat three or four times, until the water remains relatively clear; drain.
  2. Add 4 cups water to the lentils and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Skim off any foam that rises to the surface.
  3. Drain the potatoes and add to the lentils. Return to a boil, reduce heat to medium and simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in cauliflower, green beans, eggplant, carrot, salt and turmeric.
  5. Return to a boil; cover, reduce to a gentle simmer and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are fork-tender and the lentils are soft but firm-looking, 7 to 10 minutes more.
  6. Meanwhile, heat oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add cumin seeds and cook until they sizzle and smell fragrant, 15 to 20 seconds. Stir in garlic and chiles to taste and cook, stirring, until the garlic is light brown and the chiles are fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  7. Stir the garlic-chile mixture into the cooked vegetables. Scoop a ladleful of cooking water from the saucepan to the skillet; swish it around and pour the “washings” back into the saucepan.
  8. Whisk cornstarch with 3 tablespoons of the cooking liquid in a small bowl until smooth. Stir it into the stew along with cilantro and ginger. Increase heat to medium-high and simmer the curry, uncovered, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens, about 2 minutes. Stir in lime juice and ghee (or butter), if using.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 91.92 Kcal (385 kJ)
Calories from fat 14.26 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.58g 2%
Sodium 420.09mg 18%
Potassium 390.22mg 8%
Total Carbs 16.26g 5%
Sugars 3.23g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5.73g 23%
Protein 4.17g 8%
Vitamin C 11.9mg 20%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Calcium 27.9mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 81.81 Kcal (343 kJ)
Calories from fat 12.69 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.41g 2%
Sodium 373.91mg 18%
Potassium 347.32mg 8%
Total Carbs 14.47g 5%
Sugars 2.88g 13%
Dietary Fiber 5.1g 23%
Protein 3.71g 8%
Vitamin C 10.6mg 20%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 1.2mg 7%
Calcium 24.9mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 1.2
  • 2

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free,
  • high fiber

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