Red Lentil Curry
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Serves: 6 people
This is a brilliantly easy, satisfying and really tasty side dish or lunch. It combines the protein and fibre rich goodness of red lentils with the warm, spicy flavours of the East renowned for reducing joint inflammation and being a strong anti oxidant.
  • 400g red lentils
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 tbs coconut oil
  • 11/2 tbs curry powder
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 3 teaspoon minced garlic (approx ¾ cloves)
  • 3 teaspoon minced fresh ginger (approx thumb sized knob of fresh ginger, peeled)
  • 3 tbs chopped coriander (approx 25g)
  1. Rinse the red lentils well in cold water
  2. Boil 1 litre of fresh water and add the lentils
  3. Bring back to the boil and then simmer for 20-30 mins until the water has been absorbed and the lentils are soft
  4. Meanwhile heat the coconut oil in a frying pan and sauté the onions till golden brown
  5. Combine all the other ingredients in a bowl along with 2 tablespoons of water
  6. Add to the sautéed onions and stir to combine
  7. Pour over the cooked lentils, stir in the freshly chopped coriander
  8. Serve at once
Recipe by HEALTHY-CHEF at