Lentils and Rice (Daal Bhaat)


1 C brown lentils
2 C water
1 pot cooked brown rice
1 28 oz. can of tomatoes
1 small onion
2 cloves garlic
1 t fresh ginger
1 t black mustard seeds (yellow can substitute)
1 t tumeric
1 t ground coriander
1 t ground cumin

Boil lentils in water, then simmer for 40 minutes, or until the lentils are soft and water is absorbed. To microwave: decrease water to 1 C and and cook on high for about 5 minutes.

Heat mustard seeds and spices in a non stick skillet, tightly covered until the black mustard seeds pop. Add the onions, garlic, and ginger and cook until soft. Add the tomatoes with their liquid and cook until well blended. Add lentils, simmer for 2 minutes more. Serve over brown rice.

4 servings, each: Calories 316, Fat 1.79 g (5% cff), Carbohydrate 63.67 g, Protein 10.97 g (14%)

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