Curried Lentil Dip, chilled

Curried Lentil DipindiandalF

 A fragrant curry blend for this chilled, curried lentil dip

Shopping list at a glance: onion, carrots, garlic, chili, tomato paste, French lentils, vegetable broth, sour cream, lemon juice, tortilla chips

From your pantry at a glance: olive oil

Curried Lentil Dip
Prep Time: 10m, Cook Time: 5 hours LOW / 2 1/2 hours HIGH, Servings: 8
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Ingredients
  1. 1 tbsp olive oil
  2. 1 1/2 cups / 1 medium onion, diced
  3. 1/2 cup / 1 large carrot, diced
  4. 2 tsp / 4 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 small green chili, chopped
  6. 1 Indian Dal Slow Cooker Spice Blend
  7. 1 tbsp tomato paste
  8. 1 1/2 cups / 10oz French green lentils, rinsed
  9. 1/2 tsp salt
  10. 3 cups / 24 fl oz vegetable or chicken broth
  11. 1/2 cup sour cream light
  12. 3 tbsp lemon juice
Instructions
  1. Instructions
  2. heat the oil in a skillet on medium; sauté onion, carrot, garlic and green chili for 2 minutes
  3. transfer onion mixture to slow cooker
  4. spinkle in the Indian Dal blend; add the tomato paste, French green lentils, salt and broth
  5. stir, cover and cook on LOW: 5 hours or HIGH: 2 1/2 hours
  6. cool and stir in the sour cream and lemon juice
Notes
  1. serve with toasted pita, tortilla chips or crudités
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