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Spicy Lentil Dip

Spicy Lentil Dip

  • Prep

    5 m
  • Cook

    25 m
  • Ready In

    35 m
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Indian spices lace this spicy, delicious dip. It's great served with naan or pita chips!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 53 kcal
  • 3%
  • Fat:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan combine the lentils, onion and water. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 25 minutes or until lentils are soft. Pass lentils through a food mill or blend them in a blender.
  2. Toast curry powder and cumin seeds in a small skillet over medium heat until fragrant. Add cayenne, oil and garlic. Saute for 1 minute.
  3. Stir spice mixture into lentils and serve.
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Reviews

becky.
15

becky.

3/13/2006

i replaced the curry with coriander and it came out smelling and tasting fantastic! i make this all the time.

Tess
14

Tess

2/14/2007

YUM! We like things spicy so I used 1 tsp each of hot and mild curry. I also added 1 tbsp of coriander seeds thanks to suggestions from the reviews AND, as also suggested, I did not use all the liquid or it definitely would have been too soupy. I put in my food processor and added the liquid a little at a time until I got a good, thick dip consistency. I think I ony used half of the reserved liquid. And I also added a little onion salt. It's a good recipe to play with and make your own but is it good? YES!

CORIPHELPS
10

CORIPHELPS

3/10/2003

This recipe was ok for me, although I altered it a little. I had had a leftover lentil salad that didn't go over real well with my boyfriend, so this was a great way to do something with the leftovers (plus it took less than 10 minutes to make). The mixture was a little thick for my blender, so I dribbled in some chicken stock to thin it out a little. I also added more cumin than the recipe called for because I love cumin so much, and I added a bit more garlic. My girlfriends loved it and so did I. I also got rid of the leftover lentil salad without having to throw it out and waste it!

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