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Red Lentils

Discussion in 'Slimming World Recipes' started by mariebee1, 11 October 2011 Social URL.

  1. mariebee1

    mariebee1 Full Member

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    Hi everyone, can anyone tell me whether or not you have to soak red lentils before you use them....i want to cook a curry tonight using them, and me and the DH have been arguing over it! :rolleyes:
     
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    I don't soak em, just put them in and let them cook xx
     
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    that's what i said to my husband but he won't have it!!!....
     
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    No, split lentils dont need soaking. Only whole dried pulses need soaking and even then it depends on what/how big they are.
     
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    I agree - at most I rinse them under the tap before adding them. Split lentils do not need to be pre-soaked.
     
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    Thanks very much x
     
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