Lentil Pasta

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Lentil Pasta



  • 3 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 1/2 cups pasta of your choice
  • 1/8 tsp turmeric
  • 1/8 cup lentils
  • 3 cups water (or as needed)
  • 3/4 cup  vegetables of your choice (optional)
  • 3/4 tsp  raw red or green chilis
  • 1/2 tsp  curry powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds or powdered mustard


  • Heat the oil in a pan and add the mustard, cooking for a few minutes.
  • Add the turmeric, cooking for 1 minute.
  • Add the lentils and water and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat. Cook for 5 minutes, uncovered, adding water if a lot evaporates.
  • Drop the pasta and the vegetables into the sauce mixture.
  • Add the raw red chilis, curry powder and salt. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Reduce the heat to low and cook for 45 minutes.


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