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red lentils curry plate

Recipe: Creamy Red Lentil Curry

This Creamy Red Lentil Curry is one of my favorite dishes because it’s super flavorful, nutritious, protein-packed, and you can make it in a blink of an eye.
5 from 16 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Vegan
Servings 6 Servings
Calories 404 kcal



To Serve:


  • If having rice with your lentils, put it to boil with three cups of water and 1 teaspoon of salt. It will take 10-15 minutes and be ready when your lentils are.
    14 ounces organic Red Lentils
  • Chop your garlic, spring onions and bell peppers in massive cuts. Remember that reducing your vegetables’ surface exposure to the heat keeps more of their nutrients. Feel free to add any other leftover veggies you have, such as broccoli or cauliflower stems.
    2 spring onions, ½ red bell pepper, ½ yellow bell pepper, 2 garlic cloves
  • In a pan, stir-fry your veggies with the coconut oil for 3 minutes and add the yellow curry paste.
    1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • Add the coconut milk, curry paste and all the spices. Let the mixture simmer for another 2 minutes.
    ½ cup coconut milk, 1 tablespoon yellow vegan thai curry Paste, 1 teaspoon turmeric, 1 inch ground fresh ginger, 1 teaspoon black pepper, 1 teaspoon coriander Seeds, 1 bunch Cilantro Leaves
  • Add the lentils along with 4 cups of water, stir twice during the 10 minutes it will take to be ready.
    14 ounces organic Red Lentils
  • Adjust the flavor. You migh choose to add some curry or salt.
    2 teaspoons Sea Salt
  • Serve with Jasmine Rice
    1 cup Jasmine Rice

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 404kcalCarbohydrates: 68gProtein: 20gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gSodium: 785mgPotassium: 789mgFiber: 21gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 814IUVitamin C: 36mgCalcium: 64mgIron: 6mg
Keyword 1-pot, coconut milk, curry, instant pot, lentil, one pot, red lentil, red lentil dal, yellow curry
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