Always vegetarian, often vegan

Spicy lentil curry

Spicy lentil curry

Lentil curry

A delicious fragrant combination of lentils
Voorbereiding 10 minutes
Bereiding 30 minutes
Totale tijd 40 minutes
Course: Main Course, Main dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: curry, Indian, lentils, spicy, vegan


  • 400 gr boiled lentils from a jar
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 3 carrots
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 150 gr tomato paste
  • 2 medium white onions
  • 2,5 cm ginger
  • 3 tbsp vegetable yogurt
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 chili
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp garam massala
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seed
  • 1 tsp red curry (paste or spice powder)


  • Saute chopped onion in some oil. After a few minutes, add the garlic and grated ginger. Let simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Add diced carrots and diced bell pepper to the onion garlic mixture.
  • Toast the coriander and cumin seeds in a dry frying pan. Keep shaking the pan. After a few minutes, your whole kitchen will smell exotic and the job will be done. Mix the roasted herbs with the unroasted herbs in a mortar and mash them well.
  • In the meantime, make a sauce from the roasted and crushed herbs, the tomato puree and the yogurt.
  • Add the sauce to the vegetables in the frying pan and toss. Add 50 ml of water.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes, add lentils, heat through for another 5 minutes, add salt to taste.
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