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       Title: Spicy Rice and Lentils
  Categories: Main dish, Rice
       Yield: 6 servings
 
     1/2 c  Brown lentils soaked for 1hr
       1 l  Onion, finely chopped
     1/2 ts Mashed garlic
     1/2 ts Grated ginger
       1    Fresh green chilli
            Seeded and finely chopped
       4 T  Ghee
       1    Cinnamon stick
       2    Cloves
       1    Bay leaf
     1/2 ts Turmeric
       1 ts Salt
       1 c  Long grain rice
            Soaked for 1 hour
     1/2 c  Red lentils
       2 T  Chopped spring onions
 
   Preparation time: 25 minutes + 1 hour standing
   Cooking time: 25 minutes
 
   Drain the brown lentils, cover with boiling water and boil for 15 minutes
   until beginning to soften.
   Drain
   Cook the onion, garlic, ginger and chilli in the ghee until soft and
   lightly coloured. Add the cinnamon, cloves, bay leaf and turmeric. Cook
   for 2 minutes, stirring.
   Add the drained rice and lentils, mix well, then add water to cover by
   3-cm. Bring to boil, then cook on very low heat until the liquid has been
   absorbed, about 20 minutes.
   Stir in the chopped spring onion. Remove cinnamon stick before serving.
 
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