Flavorful Lentil Curry: Plant-Based Delight

If you’re seeking a wholesome and delicious plant-based dish, look no further than our Flavorful Lentil Curry. This recipe combines the rich heritage of aromatic spices with the nutritional power of lentils, resulting in a dish that’s not only satisfying but also brimming with flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish

Instructions

  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat and add a splash of water.
  2. Add the chopped onion and sauté until translucent.
  3. Stir in the minced garlic and grated ginger, cooking for another 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add the diced tomatoes, curry powder, turmeric, cumin, and paprika. Cook until the tomatoes soften.
  5. Pour in the rinsed lentils, coconut milk, and vegetable broth. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 25-30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  7. Serve the curry over cooked rice or with naan bread, and garnish with fresh cilantro leaves.

Total time: 45 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Aromatic spices and nutritious lentils come together in this delightful plant-based lentil curry. Perfect for a comforting meal that’s bursting with flavors.

Nutritional information: Calories – 320 | Protein – 15g | Carbohydrates – 45g | Fat – 10g | Fiber – 18g

If you’re looking to embrace a wholesome and plant-based lifestyle, our Flavorful Lentil Curry is a must-try. With its rich medley of spices and the heartiness of lentils, this dish exemplifies the beauty of plant-based cooking. Each spoonful is a journey through a tapestry of flavors, where the warmth of curry powder, the earthiness of cumin, and the hint of coconut milk create a symphony of tastes that dance on your palate. It’s a celebration of good choices – for your health and the environment – that doesn’t compromise on taste or satisfaction. Whether you’re a seasoned plant-based eater or simply curious about exploring new culinary horizons, this lentil curry will surely earn its place in your recipe repertoire.