Easy Vegetarian Lentils With Eggplant

Lentils With Eggplant

Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 1 lb eggplant, peeled and chopped
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 cups chopped zucchini
  • 4 1 ⁄2 cups hot cooked basmati rice

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat.
  • Add onion and garam masala; stir/saute 3 minutes or until onion is tender.
  • Stir in tomato, turmeric, ginger, garlic, and eggplant; stir/saute 7 minutes or until eggplant is tender.
  • Add water, lentils, salt, and bay leaves; bring to a boil.
  • Cover, lower heat, and simmer 15 minutes.
  • Stir in zucchini; bring to a boil.
  • Lower heat, and simmer 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender.
  • Discard bay leaves.
  • Serve over rice.

Notes

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Inspired by: http://www.food.com/recipe/lentils-with-eggplant-and-garam-masala-139593