4 Servings

Preparation Time: 10 min
Cooking Time: 30 min
 (From the Dietitians of Canada website)

Ingredients

2 tbsp canola oil 30 mL
1 tsp ground cumin 5 mL
1 tsp ground coriander 5 mL
1 tsp turmeric 5 mL
1/2 tsp red chili flakes 2 mL
1 cup finely chopped onion 250 mL
1 celery stalk, finely chopped 1
2 garlic cloves, minced 2
1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 15 mL
1 cup green lentils 250 mL
3 cups water, chicken, or vegetable stock 750 mL
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice 15 mL
to taste, salt and ground black pepper

Instructions

Step 1
Heat oil in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add cumin, coriander, and turmeric and cook stirring constantly for about 15 seconds. Be careful not to burn spices.

Step 2
Stir in chili flakes, onion, celery, garlic, and ginger. Cook over medium heat for about 4 minutes, until vegetables are soft.

Step 3
Stir in lentils and cook for 30 seconds, coating them in the oil and spices. Pour in water or stock, cover, increase heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes until lentils are tender. Stir in lemon juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Nutrition & Notes

Nutrition Information
Valeur nutritive
For 1 1/4 cups (310 mL)
% Daily Value
% valeur quotidienne
Amount
Teneur
Calories / Calories 250

Fat / Lipides 8 g

Saturated / saturés 0.5 g
+ Trans / trans
Cholesterol / Cholestérol 0 mg

Sodium / Sodium 220 mg

Carbohydrates / Glucides 34 g

Fiber / Fibres 9 g

Sugars / Sucres 3 g
Protein Protéines 12 g

Vitamin A / Vitamine A

Vitamin C / Vitamine C

Calcium / Calcium

Iron / Fer