Red Lentil Coconut Curry

35 minutes

February 5, 2022


  • 1/2 red onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 16 fl oz or 2 cups of chicken broth
  • 1 can (1.35 fl oz) of  coconut milk
  • 2 cans (14.5 oz) of diced tomatoes
  • 1 tps ginger or 2 small pieces of ginger root
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup red lentils


Long Grain Rice(Optional)

  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 tbsp of butter
  1. Peel and mince the garlic, red onion and ginger.
  2. Heat a large pot over medium
  3. Once the pot is hot add oil, garlic, onion and ginger(powder or grated ginger). Cook for 2-3 min with an occasional stir.
  4. Add curry powder, salt and tumeric. Cook for 2-3 min with an occasional stir
  5. Add the diced tomatoes, broth, and coconut milk to the pot. Stir and bring to a boil over high heat then add red lentils. Reduce heat to medium low and cook, stirring occasionally for 22-25 minutes/until lentils are tender.

Long Grain Rice(Optional)

  1. Add rice to small pot, rinse till water runs clear then drain completely
  2. Add water and butter on top
  3. Bring to a boil
  4. Cover the rice, turn it to a low heat and cook for 15 min