Mixed Lentils

This beautiful mixture of spices will leave a tantalizing taste in your mouth. If you do not have more than one type of lentil go ahead and use what you have.

1/2 cup red lentils, picked over for stones
1/2 cup brown lentils, picked over for stones
1 small onion, chopped
1 (2 inch) piece of ginger
2 garlic cloves
1 green chili, cut lengthwise (do not remove seeds)
1-1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 tomato, chopped
1/4 cup cilantro, chopped

1. In a large bowl add lentils, fill with water and rinse several times until water is not cloudy, drain. In a medium saucepan on medium heat add 3 cups water and lentils then bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover pan and allow simmering 15 minutes.
Yields: 4 servings

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