Red Lentil Dumpling Recipe

Red Lentil Dumplings are a delicious and nutritious dish made from red lentils. These dumplings are packed with protein and fiber, making them a healthy and filling option. The lentils are cooked until soft and then mashed with spices and herbs to create a flavorful mixture. The mixture is then shaped into small dumplings and steamed until cooked through. These dumplings can be served as a main course with a side of vegetables or as an appetizer with a dipping sauce. They are a great option for vegetarians and vegans.

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30minsPrep
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Ingredients for Red Lentil Dumpling Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Red Lentils
  • as needed Water For Soaking And Cooking
  • As required Spices To Taste
  • As required Fresh Herbs To Taste
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Optional: Onions And Garlic For Added Flavor

Directions: Red Lentil Dumpling Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Rinse the red lentils thoroughly and soak them in water for 1 hour.
  • STEP 2.Drain the lentils and transfer them to a pot. Add water and bring to a boil.
  • STEP 3.Reduce the heat and simmer until the lentils are soft and cooked through.
  • STEP 4.Drain any excess water and mash the lentils with a fork or a potato masher.
  • STEP 5.Add spices, herbs, and salt to the mashed lentils and mix well.
  • STEP 6.Shape the lentil mixture into small dumplings using your hands.
  • STEP 7.Place the dumplings in a steamer basket and steam for about 15-20 minutes.
  • STEP 8.Remove the dumplings from the steamer and serve hot with a side of vegetables or a dipping sauce.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to rinse the lentils thoroughly before soaking to remove any dirt or debris.
  • You can add additional spices or herbs to the lentil mixture according to your taste preferences.
  • If the lentil mixture is too dry, you can add a little water or oil to moisten it.
  • To make the dumplings more flavorful, you can sauté some onions and garlic before adding them to the lentil mixture.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover dumplings can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat the dumplings, steam them for a few minutes until heated through.
  • Serve the dumplings as a main course with a side of vegetables or as an appetizer with a dipping sauce.
Nutrition
value
153
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat10 g Protein26 g Carbs8 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    < 1g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Carbs
    26g
  • Fiber
    8g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    26g
  • Protein
    10g
  • Fiber
    8g

Fats

  • Fat
    < 1g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    42mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    6mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    65mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    5mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    44mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    129mg
  • Selenium
    24mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp