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Pre-cooked Dehydrated Red Lentils

We soak our red lentils in water, before cooking and then dehydrating them using hot air. This natural dehydration process makes our pre-cooked chickpeas a healthy alternative to fried snacks.

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Our precooked, whole red lentils have a rapidly reduced cooking time of 5-10 minutes. They ‘instantly’ rehydrate in hot water and have a cooking yield of approx. 2x, which makes them perfect for instant soups and noodles.

Kiril-Mischeff can supply pre-cooked dehydrated red lentils in 20/25kg sacks, as well as food service pack sizes.

Also available as pre-cooked red lentil flour for soups, snacks and vegan burger mixes, as well as pre-cooked green lentil grits which provide crunch and texture.
Whatever your choice, you can be assured that our pre-cooked, dehydrated red lentils are additive and preservative free.

To learn more about our pre-cooked, dehydrated red lentils, give our sales team a call today on 01909 534000


What are the advantages of using pre-cooked, dehyrdrated red lentils?

Pre-cooking beans and pulses dramatically reduces their final cooking time. The dehydration process increases the shelf life of the red lentils, while preserving their organoleptic properties.

What yield can I expect once rehydrated?

Our pre-cooked, dehydrated red lentils have a cooking yield of 2x. This means that 100g dehydrated product will become 200/250g once cooked.

How long are the lentils soaked for?

The red lentils are soaked for 12 hours before they are cooked using water or steam. They are then dried with hot air.

How do pre-cooked, dehydrated red lentils compare to canned lentils?

Pre-cooked, dehydrated red lentils are almost moisture free. On the other hand, canned lentils need to be drained before use, and even after draining contain a higher percentage of water compared to dehydrated alternatives. This means that canned beans and pulses tend to remain the same weight after cooking whereas dehydrated beans and pulses increase in weight, making them perfect for instant soups and noodles.

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