long-grain rice

Long-Grain Rice and Curried Lentils

LONG-GRAIN RICE AND CURRIED LENTILS

Long-Grain Rice
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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup Long-Grain Rice

  • 4 cups water

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 1 t salt

  • 1 t cumin

  • 1/2 T dry mustard

  • 1 glove garlic, minced

  • 1 cup French green lentils

  • 14 oz canned, diced tomatoes

  • 3 carrots, peeled and chopped

  • 1 T curry powder

  • pinch of cayenne

  • 2 T coconut oil

METHOD

Cook long-grain rice as directed on package. Set aside.

Mix lentils, water, tomatoes, onions, carrots, salt curry powder, cumin and cayenne together in a large pot. Heat to boiling, stir and reduce heat to simmer. Cover and cook about 45 minutes, stirring occasionally and adding more water as needed.

Add the mustard, coconut oil and minced garlic. Simmer about 10-15 minutes more. The lentils should be soft.

Serve with rice.

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Curried Pilaf

CURRIED PILAF

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  • 1 cup Long-Grain Rice
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 large green onions, finely sliced
  • 5 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 1 T fresh ginger, grated/rasped
  • 1/3 cup dried Mango, torn
  • 1/3 cup dried Banana
  • 1/3 cup coconut ribbons 
  • 1 t Za'toun zaatar
  • 1 1/2 T curry powder
  • 1/2 cup almonds, crushed
  • 1/2 cup fresh mint, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Oil, melted
  • organic pink Himalayan salt, to taste
  • Black Pepper, freshly ground, to taste

METHOD

Cook the rice in a pot over medium heat. Reduce the heat when the rice begins to boil. Once all the water has been absorbed place the lid on the pot and let rest off the heat.

Place the next eight ingredients into a stainless steel bowl, add the rice and stir with a spoon. Add the melted coconut oil and season to taste with salt and pepper.

Serve warm or let cool to room temperature, whatever your preference.

Enjoy!

Note: Za’atar is a Middle Eastern condiment comprising oregano, thyme, savory, sumac, sesame seeds, salt and other spices. It may be found at many ethnic grocers or food stores

Fair Trade Curried Pilaf Recipe
Fair Trade Curried Pilaf Recipe