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Kichree Rice and Red Lentils


This is one of my favorite dishes from India--very easy on the stomach, too, so it’s good for protein when you’re feeling a little under the weather. It’s also nice for dad, since he likes lentils.

servings:Serves 4
prep time:
10 min
total time:
1 hr


  • 4 garlic cloves, minced or crushed in a press
  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 2 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup basmati or American long grain rice
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 1 tsp salt
  • pepper
  • 3 oz butter, cut into pieces
  • Plain yogurt (optional, as a side)
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