Baked Tandoori Lentils

Tiffany Bannworth

By
@MissAnubis

This Indian inspired side dish goes with so many meals. It can even be served as a main dish with paneer.

To make even heartier, add green peppers, chickpeas, and potatoes.


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Serves:
8-10
Prep:
40 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

1 lb
lentils
water to boil lentils
1 jar(s)
roasted red peppers
4
onions, sliced

TANDOORI SAUCE

1/2 c
plain yogurt, full fat
1/2 c
whole milk or cream
1/2 tsp
garam masala
1 tsp
cumin
1 tsp
saffron
1/4 tsp
chinese five spice
2 1/2 Tbsp
garlic paste
2 1/2 Tbsp
ginger paste
1/2 tsp
cayenne or chili powder
1
lemon wedge, squeezed
1/4 stick
butter

Step-By-Step

1Boil lentils until fully cooked, place onions in as well during boiling.

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2To make tandoori sauce, place all ingredients in a pot. Whisk. Almost, boil, then reduce heat to low. Allow to reduce and thicken until lentils are done.

3Preheat at 300.

4Pour lentil mix in and stir.

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5In an oven safe pot with a lid, place mix tandoori and roasted red peppers (drained) in oven. Baked for 30 minutes.

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