Category Archives: Afghan

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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Red lentil sundae. 7/9/21

I know it is hardly the sundae you were looking for but this is a delicious vegetarian (or vegan minus the yogurt) dish that is super healthy, tasty, and pretty to look at. I first had this red lentil stew … Continue reading

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Red lentils Afghani style

On Friday we used Tuscan kale grown by our daughter in the community garden as a base for our delicious Afghani red lentils. This simple and homey dish cooks in about 15 minutes and is tasty and nutritious. I garnished … Continue reading

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Afghani dal with lacinato kale. 4/14/21

Afghani style red lentils over lacinato kale with pita For as quick and easy vegan dish it is hard to beat these fast-cooking red lentils. Here is the recipe – Afghani Dal 2 tsp. olive oil 1 finely chopped medium … Continue reading

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Red lentils with arugula and spinach. 12/28/20

Lentils are full of fiber and an inexpensive protein. Red lentils are actually coral colored and turn yellow when you cook them. Going with the theme from yesterday to vary colors, textures, and temperatures, this red lentil stew with its … Continue reading

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Masoor dal, rice mix, zucchini 11/25/20

Tomorrow is our big Thanksgiving feast for the three of us so we wanted something fairly light for dinner tonight. These red lentils cook up in 15 minutes and are flavored with ginger, onion, garlic, turmeric, cumin, and cayenne. A … Continue reading

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Red lentils, rice, and crispy kale. 10/13/20

The red lentil part of tonight’s dinner is also called Afghani dal. Here is the recipe for it. It is easy, quick cooking and tastes wonderful. Red lentils are actually coral colored and turn yellow when you cook them. You … Continue reading

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