Red Lentil Curry

Red Lentil Curry

A rich and healthy red lentil curry recipe! Red lentils, a legume, are a great source of fiber, protein, magnesium, and folic acid.

Adapted from AllRecipes

Ingredients

Metric System
Servings
  • 14 oz tomato
  • 2 tbsp curry paste
  • 3 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 3 tsp oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cup lentils
  • Step 1

    Wash the lentils in cold water until the water runs clear. Put lentils in a pot with enough water to cover; bring to a boil, place a cover on the pot, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, adding water during cooking as needed to keep covered, until tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain.

    Step 2

    Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onions in hot oil until caramelized, about 20 minutes.

    Step 3

    Mix curry paste, curry powder, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, salt, sugar, garlic, and ginger together in a large bowl; stir into the onions. Increase heat to high and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.

    Step 4

    Stir in the tomato puree, remove from heat and stir into the lentils.

    Step 1

    Stir in the tomato puree, remove from heat and stir into the lentils.

  • 14 oz tomato
  • Step 2

    Stir into the onions. Increase heat to high and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes.

    Step 3

    Mix the ingredients together in a large bowl.

  • 2 tbsp curry paste
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • Step 4

    Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium heat; cook and stir onions in hot oil until caramelized.

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 onion
  • Step 5

    Drain.

    Step 6

    Place a cover on the pot, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, adding water during cooking as needed to keep covered, until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

    Step 7

    Put lentils in a pot with enough water to cover; bring to a boil.

    Step 8

    Wash the lentils in cold water until the water runs clear.

  • 2 cup lentils
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