Red Lentil Curry

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


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.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 264
Calories from fat 70
Calories from saturated fat 9.3
Total Fat 7.7 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 453 mg
Potassium 623 mg
Total Carbohydrate 35 g
Dietary Fiber 6.4 g
Sugars 3.4 g
Protein 13.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.9
Vegetables 2.2

Energy sources




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

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