How to make it

  • Heat oil in a large casserole dish. Sauté onion and garlic until the onion is tender.
  • Add cumin and coriander. Sauté for another minute over medium heat.
  • Add cayenne pepper, lentils, bay leaf and water. Bring to a boil.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 45 minutes.
  • Simmer only until the lentils are just tender. Adjust seasonings.
  • Just before serving, bring back to a simmer and add the noodles.
  • Cook until al dente, about 4 to 10 minutes.
  • Serve at once in bowls.
  • In place of vermicelli, use wholewheat spaghetti noodles or macaroni.
  • Serves 6.

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  • reginnia0221 11 years ago
    Can't wait to try this recipe! It sounds great.
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