Lentils and Rice

Lentils and Rice

Recipe from Golden Bridge Yoga

1 c. lentils
1 c. Basmati Rice
6 c. water
6-7 c. Vegetables (carrots, celery, broccoli, zucchini, fennel, etc)
6 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Onions, chopped
1/3 ginger root, minced
3-4 cloves garlic, minced
1 heaping tsp. Turmeric
1 heaping tsp. Cumin powder
1/2 tsp. Red Chiles, crushed
1/2 tsp. Coriander powder
Seeds of 5 Cardamom Pods
1-2 Tbs. Sea Salt
2-3 Cinnamon Sticks
1/2 tsp. Black Pepper

1. Wash lentils, place in pot of water.
2. Clean and cut veggies.
3. Heat oil in large pan. Add onions, ginger, garlic, spices and salt.
4. Saute over medium flame until onions are brownish.
5. Add onions to pot with beans. Add Veggies. Bring to a boil.
6. Boil for about 20 minutes (until veggies and lentils are cooked)
7. Add rice and simmer for about 30 minutes (until rice is cooked)

Serve with fresh, cold salad. This will make a ton of food! I have no idea how many people this one pot serves. I’ve usually served 2, then eaten leftovers for a week. Enjoy πŸ™‚

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