Red Lentil curry

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Shaima E

Community Member

“This meal is served with rice or bread. Enjoy ☺️👋”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
5
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-2+
1 tbsp Cooking oil
Onion, finely chopped
Garlic cloves
1 tbsp Grated ginger
1 cup Red lentil
1 tsp Cumin
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp Turmeric
¼ tsp Cinnamon
¼ tsp cayenne pepper ( optional)
Small can of tomato paste
2 tbsp Fresh cilantro
4 cups water with a cube of vegetable broth
Or
4 cups Liquid vegetable broth
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  • Step 1/5

    • 1 tbsp Cooking oil
    • Onion, finely chopped
    • Garlic cloves
    • 1 tbsp Grated ginger

    In a large pot, fry onion, garlic and ginger in oil until onions are soft.

  • Step 2/5

    • 1 tsp Cumin
    • 1 tsp coriander
    • 1 tsp Turmeric
    • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
    • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper ( optional)

    Add all the spices and cook on low heat for couple of minutes to bring out the aromatics of the spices

  • Step 3/5

    • 1 cup Red lentil
    • 2 tbsp Fresh cilantro
    • 4 cups water with a cube of vegetable broth
    • Or
    • 4 cups Liquid vegetable broth

    Add the 4 cups of vegetable broth, lentils and cilantro and bring to boil.

  • Step 4/5

    Reduce heat and cook uncovered until lentil are fully cooked ( for about 20 minutes), stirring occasionally.

  • Step 5/5

    • Small can of tomato paste

    Add the entire can of tomato paste and cook for another 5 minutes