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Recipe 4 All: Curried Lentil Pie Recipe

Curried Lentil Pie

Yield: 8 servings
  Pastry for 2 crust pie
2tablespoon Oil
1lg Onion, chopped
2  Garlic cloves, chopped
1md Potato, diced
1md Carrot, sliced
1sm Green bell pepper, diced
1tablespoon Coriander powder
1teaspoon Cumin powder
1teaspoon Ginger powder
1teaspoon Turmeric
1cups Green lentils
2cups Water
2tablespoon Tomato paste
  Salt & pepper

In a large pot, heat oil. Fry onion & garlic for a couple of minutes. Add potatoes, carrots & bell pepper & continue to fry for a few more minutes, stirring occasionally. Add spices & stir fry for a couple of seconds. Add lentils & tomato paste , stir quickly & add water. Cover, raise heat & bring to a boil. Reduce heat & simmer gently for 30 minutes. Add salt & pepper. Check the water levels & lentil consistency. Cook for another 15 minutes if lentils are not cooked. Remove from heat & let cool slightly. The mixture should be moist but not swimming in water.

Roll out the pastry & line a 9" pie plate. Add the filling & cover with remaining pastry. Bake at 400F/200C for 30 to 40 minutes until the pastry is browned. Serve with chutney, chili sauce & a salad. Good cold.

Very loosely drawn from "Entertaining with Cranks"

Your Curried Lentil Pie is ready. Bon appetit!

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