Black lentil is one of the most valuable legume plants that contain many health benefits of the body. Many countries, especially Egypt, because its price is low compared to the costs of other legumes, we find an essential meal for the middle and inferior classes.
What is the value of black lentils?
Black lentils is one of the most healthy diets because it contains many benefits It includes a high percentage of natural fibers that maintain the level of sugar and cholesterol in the blood, and keeps the health of the heart, and contains a high percentage of iron, phosphorus, starches, potassium, carbohydrates, proteins and various types of vitamins It works to strengthen the immune system and fights many diseases, in addition to it has a significant role in preventing constipation, and prevents the incidence of cancerous tumors, and strengthen the nerves, and is a useful food for children because it helps On the rapid growth of their teeth.
Also, experts recommend patients to eat black lentils because it works to increase the bones and prevents brittleness because it contains calcium element, and dieters can eat it because it helps them to get rid of excess weight because it contains low percentages of fat and works as a diuretic, and rid the body of excess sweat It is considered a useful food for pregnant women because it protects them from anaemia because it contains high levels of iron.
Indian Black Lentils
Black lentils can be cooked in a delicious Indian way with some simple ingredients: one and a half cups of black lentils, 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 1 large onion, 5 medium cloves of Garlic, 1 tablespoon of tomato paste, 1 teaspoon of salt, 1 teaspoon of black pepper , A tablespoon of chili (you can reduce the amount, but Indian food is famous for adding too much chilli), a teaspoon of ground cumin, and 4 cups of warm water.
Prepare black lentils on the Indian way
Wash the lentils thoroughly to get rid of any dust stuck in it, then soak it in water for a quarter of an hour, put a pan on the fire and put a little vegetable oil and then peel the onion and wash and cut into very small pieces and then put it on the oil and stir until it withers and become golden colour, then cut Garlic into small slices and put on the onions and stir onions with Garlic and then put salt and black pepper and cumin and continue to stir.
Then drain the lentils and put on the mixture and stir all the ingredients well and then put the pasta sauce and then pepper and leave on low heat until full maturity. Serve hot.
Lentils with a meal
It is called lentils with a flour or black lentils and is one of the most popular dishes in Egypt and can be prepared easily at home because it needs straightforward ingredients and mostly found in each house is half a kilo of black lentils, medium onion, a tablespoon of tomato sauce, and 2 cloves 1 teaspoon mashed garlic, 1 teaspoon paprika, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon margarine
How to prepare lentils meal
Wash the lentils thoroughly, then put them in a bowl with 3 cups of water over medium heat and bring to a boil, then simmer on low heat until fully cooked, then drain the lentils well from the sea, bring another water and put the municipal ghee and then put the chopped onion and stir until it turns brown To the golden colour and then put the tomato sauce and water on the onions and stir together until they mix together, then add boiled lentils and salt and paprika and then garlic mashed and follow the stirring and then leave on a quiet fire until it enters and matures and then feet hot and healing and healing.
Dumplings of lentils
Prepared black lentils in the original Palestinian way known as dame lentils of the most delicious and delicious Palestinian dishes and need to make 2 cups of black lentils, garlic cloves, a century of cayenne pepper, half a teaspoon of salt, a tablespoon of ground cumin, and half a spoon A small crushed red pepper, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1/4 cup olive oil and Arabic bread to serve.