Red lentils can be prepared in the same way as other types of lentils, there are a lot of ways of the preparation. You can pre-soak red lentils before cooking for 2 hours, then cook for 10 minutes, or cook for 20 - 25 minutes without pre-soaking.
- Soups - add red lentils into a vegetable soup
- Porridge - just blend the cooked lentils, you can eventually add hot water for a smoother consistency, season
- Risotto - combining lentils with bulgur and other classic ingredients that are normally added to risotto, you will create a delicious and easy to prepare meal
- Salad - cooled cooked lentils can be added into a cold salad, it suits great to broccoli and rice for example
- Hash browns - cooled cooked lentils can be combined with herbs, garlic, chilli, red onion and pour it all with rice flour, form into a shape of hash browns and fry on a pan
- Baked - you can bake red lentils in the same way as ground meat, for example lasagne or moussaka
- In sauce - red lentils can make great meat replacement in sauce
- Into pastry - add little bit less cooked red lentils into dough, bake, the taste of red lentils in dough will be similar to nuts
Red lentils comes from Turkey and has gradually spread to the whole Asia and nowadays also to Europe. In our country, however, the foodstuff to prepare dishes is still little bit exotic. It is particularly popular in India, where the red lentils replace meat on the plate because a large part of the Indian population is vegetarian. The plant that yields lentils is about 40 cm high and its seeds are found in the pods.
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CompositionRed lentils*. May contain traces of gluten, peanuts, soy, nuts and sesame. *product of controlled organic farming
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