Lentils with Bulgur Wheat

 

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This is insanely good! Not to mention healthy, nutritious, packed with all the earth’s goodness. Lentils get a new makeover, mixed with delicious bulgur wheat, chickpeas and plenty of fresh coriander. As Cypriots, we are used to eating coriander raw, in salads or as a garnish, but cook it with your lentils and taste all that aromatic flavor, this fantastic vegetable brings to this pilaf. Continue reading

Spiced Lentil Soup with Coriander and Coconut Milk

 

lentil soup.jpgSince I found my favourite recipe for lentil curry, I have been eager to turn it into a soup. All those spices and aromas pureed and served into a bowl with some crusty bread and a generous squeeze of lemon, it’s just perfect on a winter’s day. This soup is great. It’s very easy to prepare and incredibly hearty and filling. Red lentils, cooked with spices like cumin and mustard seeds then finished off with creamy coconut milk, fresh coriander leaves and lemon juice. Continue reading

Spiced Lentil Balls

lentil ballsThis indian inspired version of a meat-less-ball, is fantastic. I love lentils, they are actually number 2 on my list of favourite ingredients (number one is of course, chocolate!). The coconut and ginger together with the green chilies and spices, make this dish so fragrant and tasty. Serve these lentil balls, in pita bread with yogurt, fresh coriander and a generous squeeze of lemon. Like falafel, but not quite. Continue reading