Satisfying Lentil Curry

Satisfying Lentil Curry

Satisfying Lentil Curry is a comforting and flavorful dish that’s perfect for any day of the week. Whether you’re a vegetarian or just looking for a meatless meal option, this curry will satisfy your cravings. It’s packed with protein-rich lentils, aromatic spices, and creamy coconut milk, making it a hearty and wholesome choice.


  • 1 cup dried green lentils
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, grated
  • 2 tomatoes, diced
  • 1 can (400ml) coconut milk
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Start by rinsing the lentils thoroughly and setting them aside.
  2. In a large pan, sauté the chopped onion, garlic, and ginger until they turn fragrant and translucent.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes and cook until they soften.
  4. Stir in the curry powder, turmeric, salt, and pepper, allowing the spices to bloom.
  5. Pour in the coconut milk and add the rinsed lentils.
  6. Simmer the curry for about 25-30 minutes until the lentils are tender and the sauce thickens.
  7. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves and serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yields: 4 servings

Satisfying Lentil Curry is a wholesome and flavorful vegetarian dish that’s quick and easy to prepare. It’s perfect for weeknight dinners or special occasions when you want a comforting meal.

Nutrition information: Calories per serving – 320 calories, Protein – 12g, Carbohydrates – 35g, Fat – 15g

Satisfying Lentil Curry is a family favorite in my household. The creamy coconut milk perfectly balances the spices, and the lentils add a hearty texture. It’s a dish that’s sure to please even the pickiest eaters. Whether you’re new to cooking or a seasoned chef, this recipe is a must-try. Enjoy the rich flavors and comforting warmth of Satisfying Lentil Curry with your loved ones today!