Red Lentil Curry

Serves 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups red lentils
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 2 tbsp curry paste
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp white sugar*
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1 14.25-ounce can tomato puree

*Suggested substitution: 1/4 tsp stevia powder

Preparation

  1. Rinse lentils in cold water until water runs clear, then transfer to a pot with enough water to cover lentils. Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, adding water as needed to keep covered, until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain.
  2. In a large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium heat. Add onion; saute until caramelized, about 15 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine all spices. Add to caramelized onions and stir. Increase heat to high and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  4. Add tomato puree to onion mixture; stir. Remove from heat; stir into cooked lentils.

Nutrition Information per Serving

  • 192 Calories
  • 2.6 g Fat
  • 0 mg Cholesterol
  • 572 mg Sodium
  • 32.5 g Carbohydrate
  • 11.3 g Fiber
  • 12.1 g Protein

Source: AllRecipes
Photo credit: misspfui / flickr

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