Curry lentil soup

By admin
01 August 2013

Even if you are pressed for time, you can still put together a very tasty meal.

Preparation time: 5 min Cooking time: 10-12 min Serves 4-6 

  • 15 ml (1 T) olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 green chili chopped (optional)
  • 1 cm ginger, finely chopped
  • 30 ml (2 T) roasted masala powder
  • 410 g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 750 ml (3 c) vegetable stock
  • salt and pepper
  • 5 ml (1 t) sugar
  • 2 (410 g x 2) tins brown lentils, drained

1       In a large pot, heat the oil and fry the onions, garlic, ginger and chilli until the onions are translucent.

2       Add the masala, tomatoes, carrots and stock and season with salt and pepper. Turn down the heat, add the sugar and simmer for 5 minutes.

3       Add the lentils, check if more seasoning is needed and simmer for a further 5 minutes before serving.

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