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Five Ingredient Fruity Lentil Curry

What you need: 

1/2 cup short grain brown rice
1/2 cup green lentils
2 teaspoons curry powder
1/2 cup unsweetened dried coconut
1 cup fresh pineapple, cubed small
cilantro, to garnish, optional

What you do: 

1. Rinse and drain rice and lentils and bring both to boil in one covered saucepan with 2 cups water and curry powder.
2. Simmer on medium heat for about 30 minutes or until most water is absorbed (add a few tablespoons extra water if needed to soften lentils and rice).
3. Stir in coconut, simmer 5 more minutes and remove from heat.
4. Stir in pineapple, garnish with cilantro, if using, and serve!
Sweet and spicy and fast. Yum!
Source of recipe: I wrote this recipe.

Preparation Time: 
15 minutes, Cooking time: 35 minutes
Cooking Time: 
35 minutes
Recipe Category: 


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I used shredded fresh coconut because that's what I had, and added about 1/2 tsp of salt as my curry powder has none in.  Excellent stuff!


Overall, this curry is really good. Made it for me and my boyfriend and he loved it. I would recommend using a bit more water and cooking it longer. I cooked mine for about 30-35 minutes but the lentils still seemed a bit hard when we ate it. . . . I wonder how it would turn out in a rice cooker. Next time I might also decrease the amount of coconut, as it seemed a little too strong and rich for me. But the combination of coconut and pineapple? AMAZING!

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