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Easy Red Lentil Curry


  • Author: She Likes Food
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 50 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

This Easy Red Lentil Curry is so healthy and flavorful!  Enjoy for dinner or a meal prep lunch!


Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/2 diced onion
  • 3/4 cup small diced carrots
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup diced fresh tomato
  • 1 1/2 cups red lentils, rinsed
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk (from a can)
  • 2 tablespoons red Thai curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon yellow curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • For serving: fresh lime juice, cilantro, cashews, Greek Yogurt, cucumber, naan bread

Instructions

  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat and add coconut oil, onion and carrots.  Cook for 3 minutes and then add in garlic and tomatoes and cook for another 2 minutes.
  2. Next, add in lentils, coconut milk, curry paste and all the seasonings.  Stir well and then pour in vegetable broth.  Stir, reduce to a simmer and cover.  Cook until lentils are soft and most of the liquid has cooked out, 35-40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Notes

The entire pot has 6 freestyle WW points.  If you break it into 4 servings then each serving has about 2 points.