Quick Eritrean Lentils

30 mins (prep 5, cooking 25)
8 ingredients
6-8 servings
A quick and easy version of Eritrean/Ethiopian lentils. Could also be called curry lentils. The great thing is that you can leave this at a simmer and walk away, just stirring occasionally and adding more water until you reach the desired consistency.

Categories:  lentil , pasta,-rice-and-grains , beginner-cook , low-calorie , <-30-mins , easy , african , beans , inexpensive , low-in... , low-sodium , time-to-make , asian ,
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Serving Size (198.86 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 249.54 Calories from Fat 133.92
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14.88g 137.39%
Saturated Fat 9.22g 276.51%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 0.2mg 0.39%
Sodium 16.72mg 4.18%
Total Carbohydrate 22.16g 44.31%
Dietary Fiber 10.72 g 257.22%
Sugars 2.08 g %
Protein 9.38g 112.57%
Vitamin A 12.57IU% Vitamin C 2.96mg%
Calcium 30.3mg% Iron 3.13mg%
*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: