Red Lentil Curry

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Red Lentil Curry

A vegan curry that is popular with everyone in my household, easy to make, cheap and healthy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Diabetic, Low Calorie, Vegan
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 people
Cost Cheap

Ingredients

  • 2 Onions sliced
  • 3 Garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp Ginger grated
  • 1/2 tsp Chilli Flakes
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 200 g Split Red Lentils
  • 1 can Chopped Tomatoes
  • 1 can Coconut Milk
  • 500 ml Vegetable Stock
  • 100 g Fresh Spinach

Instructions

Preperation

  • Thinly slice onions
  • Grind 1/2 tsp Cumin, 1/2 tsp Coriander Seeds & 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds in a pestle and mortar

Cooking

  • Cook onion in oil for 5mins. I prefer them to start blackening at this stage.
  • Add 3 Garlic Cloves, Ginger & Chilli Flakes and cook for a few minutes.
  • Add ground spices to pan with 2tsp Turmeric & 1tsp Garam Masala. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Add 200g Lentils, Tomatoes, Coconut Milk and combine.
  • Cook on a low heat for 15-20 minutes.
  • Stir every 5 minutes to stop the bottom burning.
  • Stir in Spinach & juice of 1/2 lemon.

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