Lentils

Lentils are an ancient food, and are known to have been eaten for around 13,000 years. They are very high in protein. Although there are many lentil dishes, soups and stews are common ways to consume them.

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Lentils

Where can you buy lentil beans?

You can buy them at your local grocery store, they are probably in a box close to the other boxed beans. Good luck!

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Calorie Count
Lentils

How many calories in 1 cup of uncooked red lentils?

There are about 640 calories in 1 cup of uncooked lentils, on average.

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Cooking Measurements
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How many cups of dry lentils equals 1 lb?

Three and 1/2 cups

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Botany or Plant Biology
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Are lentils a monocot?

they are dicot

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Which country is most famous for Lentil dishes?

I always think of India when I think of lentils. Probably because of the high number of vegetarians, they have created many recipies in India.

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Animal Life
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What will happen if there was no light for lentils?

if there is no light then that means there is no sun. If there is no sun then that means the world is with out heat. so this, means we will go it a big ice age and the world will spin of and find something eles to orbit.

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Health
Food Spoilage
Storage of Meats Poultry and Seafood
Lentils

Is it ok to eat cooked lentils which have been kept refrigerated for 6 days?

no if they have been sitting there for more than 2 days you really should not eat them.

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Cooking Measurements
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How much dry lentils make 1 cup cooked?

about 1/2 cup.

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Soups and Stews
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Can you freeze cooked lentil soup?

cooked lentil soup is perfect to freeze, but stock it too long. All frozen food should be labelled so that you know when to eat it. Generally speaking frozen lentil soup should be eaten within 6 months

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What are lentils used for?

Soup!!

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What is the difference between lentils and pulses?

Pulses are the seeds of all leguminous plants which include lentils, beans, peas etc

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Conditions and Diseases
Oral Health and Dental Care
Lentils

What causes large spots on the back of your tongue the spots look like flat lentils?

You should talk to your doctor, it could be a Strep infection. If your body reacts badly to a strep infection, bad things can happen. You should have it looked at.

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Farm Crops
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How much does a bushel of lentils weigh?

60 lbs

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Legumes
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Are green split peas the same as green lentils?

They are both legumes. But no, they are not the same.

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Lentils

What are lentils?

The lentil or daal or dal (Lens culinaris), considered a type of pulse, is a bushy annual plant of the legume family, grown for its lens-shaped seeds. It is about 15 inches (38 cm) tall and the seeds grow in pods, usually with two seeds in each. (Wikipedia)

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A LENTIL is a herb whose seeds are used in soups and stews. The lentil plant itself is used as animal food. A LINTEL is the horizontal beam over a door or window opening. It supports the weight of the building above the opening.
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Cooking Times and Temperatures
Lentils

How long does it take to cook lentils?

Depending on what you want to cook with Lentils, will the time take to cook. Example, if you want to cook Lentil Salad, then here are the steps and the time taken to cook.

For those who want to cook with less time, this salad is a good one. First, prepare 1/2 cup chopped green pepper, 2 pieces of finely diced ribs celery and a piece of finely you need a chopped large-size onion. Also, 4 teaspoons of olive oil is needed, 2 spoons of salt and olive 5 cups of water are also needed. A pound of lentils and keep aside a teaspoon of salt, 2/3-teaspoon of black pepper, 2-tablespoons of wine vinegar and 1/2 cup of olive oil.

Next, keep a pot ready with some water. On a stove if you got one and keep it on it to start heating it. Add 2 teaspoons of salt to the water and wait for it get boiled. Keep it low and start simmering the dish for about 25-30 minutes. Once the lentils get tender, it is time to drain them. Once done, you have got to place them in a nice clean serving dish and then add the celery, onion and olive oil. Next, add the green pepper. For the vinaigrette, simply combine the salt, pepper, wine vinegar and olive oil. Next, mix thoroughly to distribute the flavors. Pour the mixture on the lentils and then mix well. next it is a good idea to refrigerate before the serving it finally.

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Cooking Measurements
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How many cups of lentils in one pound?

about 2 1/3 cups of lentils = 1 pound.

http://www.geocities.com/NapaValley/1916/equiv.htm about 2 & 3/8 cups.

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Lentils

Are chickpeas lentils?

No they are not, but they are both delicious if cooked and seasoned well.

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Guinea Pigs
Lentils

Can guinea pigs eat lentils?

No, guinea pigs can't really eat lentils, lentils aren't really part of their diet, so stick with what you give your guinea pigs and give it lots of different fresh foods every day. Guinea pigs don't go well with beans, it could harm them or they could damage their digestive system too.

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Tamil Language and Culture
Lentils

What is the meaning of lentils in Tamil?

parupu

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Soups and Stews
Lentils

Where can you find a lentil soup recipe online?

You can find recipes from the food network website. It has recipes for many basic food dishes including lentil soup and even features recipes from the programs on the tv channel.

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Cooking Measurements
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How many grams in a cup of lentils?

Keep in mind there are many kinds of lentils. My local Hindi store has 16 kinds. The simple and common green lentil has 175 grams to a cup.

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Where can you buy precooked lentils?

At the supermarket..

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Ingredient Substitutions
Indian Food
Bangalore
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Can you substitute lentils for red lentils?

yes u can but the colour is diffrent one is black and one is red

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Nutrition
Calorie Count
Lentils

How many calories in a cup ofcooked lentils?

230 calories in a cup of cooked lentils

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