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Spicy Pumpkin Lentils Recipe

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    8 Servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Green Apple, Chopped
  • 1 Red Onion, Chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Ginger, Grated
  • 1 cup Dry Lentils
  • 2 1/2 cups Vegetable Stock
  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Flakes, Optional, can be reduced to taste or eliminated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Cilantro and Chili Flakes, For garnish

Directions

  1. Sauté onions, ginger, garlic and apples in olive oil for 15 minutes or so on a low flame till apples and onions begin to turn golden brownish.
  2. Add in the lentils and stock.
  3. Stir in the pumpkin.
  4. Then season with the cumin, coriander, turmeric, chili and salt and pepper powder and flakes and bring to a boil.
  5. When it begins to boil, cover, lower heat and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and pepper flakes and serve warm.
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