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Lentils With Curry

Lentil Curry
 

Delicious concoction of lentils with curry and spices that is sure to please the palate.
 

  • 1 cup lentils, soaked
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder or 1/4 teaspoon each; coriander, cayenne, ginger, cinnamon, and turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Cook lentils until soft.
  • Add salt and seasonings
  • Cover and cook 5-10 minutes.
  • Serve over rice.
  • Serves 4.


Healing Properties:

Lentils typically have a neutral thermal nature, mild flavor, diuretic, beneficial to the heart and circulation; stimulates the adrenal system; and increases the "vitality" of the kidneys. Turmeric(the chief ingredient in curry) is warming and bitter and has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It is important to note that in subjects with rheumatoid arthritis, dietary turmeric improved flexibility and reduced joint swelling.

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