Green Lentils With Garlic & Onion (Madhur Jaffrey)
65 mins (prep 10, cooking 55)
9 ingredients
4 servings
This is a super-easy, flavourful, and delicious recipe that can be served warm, cold, or room temperature. It's from Madhur Jaffrey's "Indian Cooking". Recipe can be doubled or tripled. I like using French green lentils. You can also use chicken or vegetable broth instead of the water.

Categories:  side-dish , beginner-cook , onions , 3-steps-or-less , comfort-food , taste~mood , kosher , indian , <-4-hours , oamc~freezer~make-ahead , time-to-make , lentil , vegan , weeknight , easy , beans , inexpensive , vegetarian , vegetable , savory ,
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Serving Size (197.23 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 134.39 Calories from Fat 132.75
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.75g 90.75%
Saturated Fat 9.16g 183.3%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 37.86mg 50.48%
Sodium 589.31mg 98.22%
Total Carbohydrate 1.06g 1.41%
Dietary Fiber 0.09 g 1.5%
Sugars 0.04 g %
Protein 0.25g 1.97%
Vitamin A 500.99IU% Vitamin C 1.02mg%
Calcium 11.87mg% Iron 0.06mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
cumin seed, medium onion