Friday, December 30, 2011

New Year's 2012 Good Luck Dishes - Lucky Lentils

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I think we can all use a little extra luck at the beginning of a New Year.  I will be doing a few days of "Good Luck Dishes" to eat on New Year's Eve/Day to help you start off your 2012 the right way.   It is said that lentils resemble coins so I thought making them look like gold coins (with the help from some lovely turmeric) would make them even more lucky.  Here are a list of 7 wonderful Lucky Lentil Dishes.  







Channa Dhal-Indian Style Lentils 

 

 

 

 



Basic Lentil Curry-Vegan Version










Spicy Lentil Curry












Spicy Spinach and Lentil Curry- Vegan Version





 




Spinach, Tomato and Lentil Curry









Punjabi Lentil Curry (Vegan)
















Indian-Thai Fusion Lentil Curry












 Come back tomorrow to see more Lucky Dishes.....

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14 comments:

  1. All these dishes look delicious, specially the spinach and lentil curry, great dishes for the coming new year! And yes, here's to more luck and blessings in the coming year, happy new year Ramona!

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  2. happy new year dear................wishing you cheerful, joyful...........2012...Hope all ur wishes will cum true i d coming yr.......
    great lucky dishes superb

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  3. all of dishes looks so good,colorful and healthy,happy new year to you too,wish you all the best in 2012 :)
    Ridwan

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  4. Interesting! I didn't know lentils were lucky, but since I love them, I should be one lucky girl this new year ;) Great recipes!

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  5. Every single one of those dishes made my mouth water! I love lentils (especially the red variety). Turmeric is also a favorite spice, but you already knew that. Happy New Year, my friend!

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  6. What a wonderful collection of lentil recipes! Hugs!

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  7. All beautiful, golden, lentil recipes. Lovely! Have a wonderful New Years!

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  8. I was raised on lentils via daal, but I'm just now discovering all of the ways lentils can be used for main course meals too. I recently put them in a turkey chili instead of beans, and I love cooking them with sausage too.

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  9. Those just look amazing--that color! Hoppin' john with black-eyed peas is the traditional good-luck dish in our household--hoping to make that this weekend.

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  10. These all look so good Ramona! I am looking to make a lentil dish this weekend. I got some Vadouvan from William Sonoma for Christmas that I want to use in a lentil dish. What recipe do you think I should use? I knew you were the person to help me with this :) Happy New Year!!

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  11. Love all of the ways to make lentils! We (African-descended people across the world) eat black eyed peas for good luck on New Years!!!!

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  12. These all look soo good! I especially love the
    spicy spinach and lentil curry dish--I
    m craving some so bad right now :) I don't usually make anything particular on New Years...but I'm gonna make a banana cream pie? Does that count for any good luck? :)

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  13. These are gorgeous dishes Ramona. I will stay tune to Curry and Comfort for more great dishes and beautiful pictures in the coming year. I'm grateful for your friendship and support. Wishing you and your family the best of everything!

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  14. What a great idea! I love "lucky lentils"! Hope you have a great New Year!!

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