Category Archives: Afghan

Red lentils, riced cauliflower, and kale. 10/1/22

Delicious, healthy, and inexpensive red lentils are the stars of this dish.

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Red lentils with chicken, kale, and cauliflower rice. 6/16/22

First let me note that John ate this dish vegan by simply removing the chicken. Since I am eating lower carbs I needed to replace some of the lentils with more protein. I have rotisserie chicken in the fridge so … Continue reading

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Leftover red lentils with kale and cauliflower rice 5/17/22

We had some leftover lentils from the other night so we heated them up in the microwave. I always have cauliflower rice in the freezer and the microwave is good for heating that up too. The kale was served raw. … Continue reading

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Afghani nachos and dal 5/14/22

I have been making this red lentil dish for a long time but since our son was coming over for dinner I wanted some kind of appetizer as well. Looking on the same site where I found Afghani dal I … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils with rice and kale 3/24/22

At the top of this well-worn recipe sheet is my comment, “So good!” This humble dish is as brightly flavored as its color is. Plus it is simple to make and cooks in about 15 minutes. I topped mine with … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils with kale and rice. 2/7/22

What a yummy lentil dish this is! The coral colored “red” lentils turn yellow during cooking and are spiced with fresh ginger, onions, garlic, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne. To keep this dish vegetarian/vegan use water or vegetable stock to cook … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils over kale and rice. 12/22/21

We made a double recipe of this delicious lentil dish on Wednesday. It made enough to amply serve the three of us plus there is plenty leftover for lunches. I served it over a white rice and cauliflower rice 50/50 … Continue reading

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Gingery red lentils with kale and rice. 12/9/21

After a totally indulgent birthday dinner on Wednesday, it was good to come home and make a delicious, healthy vegan/vegetarian lentil and kale dish over cauliflower or regular rice. (Vegan preparation omit the yogurt on top.) Here is the recipe … Continue reading

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Vegan red lentils with kale and rice. 10/26/21

I first had this dish at a restaurant called Khyber Pass. I found a recipe for it on a site that specialized in Indian/ Afghani food under the title of Afghani dal. It is easy, quick-cooking and delicious. Don’t be … Continue reading

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Red lentils with rice and kale. 9/4/21

Red lentils cook pretty quickly in some stock that has been flavored with cumin seed, salt, onion, garlic and ginger. I serve them over raw kale with a base of white rice and cauliflower rice mix.

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