Red Lentil Curry

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 30 min 4
Red Lentil Curry
Health Highlights


2 tbsp Vegetable oil (or use coconut oil)
1 cup Yellow onion (chopped)
1 tbsp Garlic (chopped)
1 tbsp minced Ginger root
1 1/2 tsp, minced Turmeric root
1 tsp Cumin
1/4 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes
3 cup Water
1 cup Red lentils, raw
3/4 tsp Sea Salt
1/2 cup chopped Tomato
1/4 cup Cilantro (coriander) (chopped)


1. Heat oil in a pot over medium heat.

2. Add onion and fry for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring frequently, or until browned.

3. Add garlic, ginger, turmeric, cumin and chili flakes, and sauté for 1 minutes, or until spices are fragrant.

4. Add water, lentils and salt. Bring to a boil.

5. Cover pot and simmer over medium-low heat for 20 to 22 minutes, or until lentils have broken down completely.

6. Serve over rice sprinkled with chopped tomato and cilantro.




are a great source of plant-based protein and provide fiber which is important for healthy digestion!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 256
Calories from fat 75
Calories from saturated fat 10.2
Total Fat 8.3 g
Saturated Fat 1.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 457 mg
Potassium 489 mg
Total Carbohydrate 36 g
Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
Sugars 3.4 g
Protein 12.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 2.2

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