This recipe is really easy to make either spicy or mild and tastes fantastic either way. This easy to make Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry is a healthy vegan dinner or lunch receipe.

Ingredients of Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry

  • 2 tablespoons oil or Ghee
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 6  garlic cloves
  • 2 tablespoons ginger, chopped
  • 2 cups carrots, diced
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp dried fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼¾ tsp chili flakes
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup brown lentils
  • 13.5 ounce can coconut milk

How to Make Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry

  1. Heat the oil and stir fry onions and add the garlic, ginger and carrots, saute 5 minutes.
  2. Add all the spices, salt and tomato paste after that add the water.
  3. Add the brown tentils, and cook for 10 minutes.
  4. Stir in the coconut milk and add other veggies- peas, cauliflower, or a handful of spinach to wilt.
  5. Add salt and garam masala and chilli flakes.
  6. The Coconut Lentil Curry will thicken slightly as it cools.
  7. Serve over a bed of baby spinach.