Vegan Indian Lentil Curry Soup

Posted by Lauren Taylor on

This one-pot vegan curry lentil soup is easy to prepare and perfect for a quick dinner on a chilly evening while on Phase 2 of the Happy Shrinkers program. It’s packed with a mix of economical and wholesome ingredients and is super delicious! 

 

1 SERVING: 1 X VEGAN PROTEIN | 1 X VEGETABLES | 1 X FAT | 2 X STARCH

 

INGREDIENTS:

 

  • 60g Split Red Lentils
  • 1 tbsp Avocado Oil 
  • 2 Handfuls Consisting of:
    • Onion Sliced
    • Tomato Diced
  • 1 tsp Brown Mustard Seeds
  • 3 Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Ginger
  • 1 tsp Garlic
  • ¼ tsp Turmeric Powder
  • ¼ tsp Red Chili Flakes
  • ¼ tsp Black Pepper Ground
  • ½ tsp Cumin Ground
  • ½ tsp Coriander Seeds Ground
  • 500ml Water Mixed with Concentrated Vegetable Stock
  • Pinch Nutmeg
  • Pinch Salt
  • Juice of 1 Lime
  • Coriander
  • 2 Gluten Free Chickpea, Lentil & Pea Crackerbread

 

DIRECTIONS:

 

  1. Add avocado oil to a pan and heat up, add in and fry your onion slices.
  2. Add the mustard seeds with the curry leaves and stir-fry.
  3. Now add the tomato and ginger and garlic, Stir cook again.
  4. Next, reduce the heat so that you can add the spices one by one without anything burning on.
  5. Add in the turmeric powder, the chili flakes, the black pepper, the cumin powder, and the coriander.
  6. Stir fry the spices on high heat for a minute, then reduce the heat again.
  7. Add the lentils to the pan and stir fry for a minute on high heat again. Pour in your stock mix and add the scraped nutmeg and mix again well.
  8. Let the soup cook covered until the lentils are soft, that should take about 10 minutes.
  9. Take from heat season with salt to taste and add the lime juice. Mix well.
  10. Pour soup into a serving bowl or add to a blender and pulse until smooth.
  11. Garnish with fresh coriander.
  12. Serve with crackerbreads and enjoy.

Notes:

This recipe contains your daily starch snack allowance (Gluten Free Chickpea, Lentil & Pea Crackerbread).

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