Healthy Vegan Lentil Curry
Create a flavorful and wholesome meal with our Healthy Vegan Lentil Curry. Packed with protein-rich lentils, aromatic spices, and fresh vegetables, this dish is not only delicious but also incredibly nutritious. Whether you’re a committed vegan or simply looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, this curry will satisfy your taste buds and leave you feeling satisfied.
- 2 cups dried green or brown lentils
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, grated
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
- 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk
- 2 tablespoons curry powder
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon coriander
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish
- In a large pot, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until it becomes translucent.
- Add the minced garlic and grated ginger to the pot, and sauté for another minute until fragrant.
- Stir in the curry powder, turmeric, cumin, and coriander, and cook for a couple of minutes to toast the spices.
- Add the lentils, diced tomatoes, and coconut milk to the pot. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Stir well.
- Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let the curry simmer for about 25-30 minutes, or until the lentils are tender and the sauce has thickened.
- Serve the Healthy Vegan Lentil Curry hot, garnished with fresh cilantro leaves. Enjoy!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
This Healthy Vegan Lentil Curry is a delightful combination of lentils, spices, and coconut milk, resulting in a creamy and satisfying curry that’s perfect for vegans and non-vegans alike.
Nutritional Information (per serving):
Calories: 380kcal | Carbohydrates: 46g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 202mg | Potassium: 818mg | Fiber: 20g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 254IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 7mg
Create cherished memories around the dining table with our Healthy Vegan Lentil Curry. Whether it’s a cozy dinner at home or a gathering with friends, this curry is sure to impress. Its rich flavors and creamy texture will have everyone asking for seconds. Plus, it’s a fantastic way to incorporate more plant-based goodness into your diet. Enjoy the delightful journey of flavors and nourishment that this curry offers!