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    • Bigdreams
    • By Bigdreams 19th May 17, 2:38 PM
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    Lentil curry recipe
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    • 19th May 17, 2:38 PM
    Lentil curry recipe 19th May 17 at 2:38 PM
    Looking at ways to reduce my grocery bill

    Does anyone have a recipe for lentil curry please ?

    Thank you in advance
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    • avogadro
    • By avogadro 19th May 17, 3:07 PM
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    Lentils are good in dhals. This recipe from the Jamie Oliver website looks straightforward and tasty
    • Tiddlywinks
    • By Tiddlywinks 19th May 17, 4:30 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 4:30 PM
    When using lentils might I also suggest you add some asafoetida as well to, ahem, assist with the digestion of said pulses......
    • JIL
    • By JIL 20th May 17, 1:33 AM
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    Here's mine,
    Chop an onion or two and gently saute in a little oil and butter for about five minutes. Then add a level tsp each of chilli powder, turmeric, coriander, cumin and ginger. You can also add fresh chopped garlic or powdered, and garam masala if you have it. Gently fry for a minute. Add a big mugful of lentils, three mugfuls of water and a vege stock cube.
    Let the mixture bubble away gently adding more water as required. You are looking for a porridge consistency. It takes about 20 mins. You can add tinned chopped tomatoes, creamed coconut, spinach, veg, tinned chickpeas, whole hard boiled eggs. Top it with fried onions. It's up to you.
    • Pollycat
    • By Pollycat 20th May 17, 8:50 AM
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    • 20th May 17, 8:50 AM
    This was posted on the 'what are you having for dinner' thread:


    Pollycat's Dhal Fry recipe:

    Islandmaid's Flatbread recipe

    Both fantastic, easy and very tasty and I can't take any credit as both were posted in the 'What's for Dinner' Thread.

    Originally posted by karcher
    Just click on the links for the recipes.
    The dhal freezes well but may need extra liquid when reheating.

    I've also cooked it in the slow cooker.
    • catkins
    • By catkins 25th May 17, 1:53 PM
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    I often make Delia's egg and lentil curry. It is absolutely gorgeous and easy to make. The recipe is easy to find online
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    • Fairenuff
    • By Fairenuff 30th May 17, 2:30 PM
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    I have just made and eaten the Dhal Fry recipe posted by Pollycat along with the flatbread recipe posted by Islandmaid and they were both delicious .got to love this forum X
    • Islandmaid
    • By Islandmaid 30th May 17, 2:41 PM
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    Fairenuff glad you liked them I make batches of both now and freeze - makes a lush and cheap work lunch
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    • zippychick
    • By zippychick 30th May 17, 3:01 PM
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    • 30th May 17, 3:01 PM
    Hi there

    these threads may help

    Red lentils

    Few ideas on Lentil curry

    How do you make dahl
    (personal favourite of mine)

    kind regards
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