Satisfying Lentil Curry: Vegetarian Goodness
Picture yourself in the heart of a cozy kitchen, the air thick with the aroma of exotic spices and the promise of comfort. That’s the magic of our Satisfying Lentil Curry. This recipe strikes a perfect balance between wholesome nutrition and indulgent flavor. A symphony of tender lentils, vibrant vegetables, and aromatic spices awaits you in every spoonful.
- 1 cup dried lentils, rinsed and drained
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 bell pepper, diced
- 1 carrot, sliced
- 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
- 2 tablespoons curry powder
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- ½ teaspoon chili powder
- 1 cup coconut milk
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Fresh cilantro for garnish
- Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add a splash of water and sauté the onion and garlic until fragrant.
- Add the bell pepper and carrot. Cook until the vegetables begin to soften.
- Stir in the curry powder, cumin, turmeric, and chili powder. Toast the spices for a minute.
- Add the lentils, vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, and coconut milk. Season with salt and pepper.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat and let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
- Serve the curry over fluffy rice, and garnish with fresh cilantro.
Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
A harmonious blend of lentils, vegetables, and aromatic spices, this Satisfying Lentil Curry brings warmth and nourishment to your table.
Nutrition: Calories: 320 | Fat: 12g | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 14g
Picture yourself savoring each mouthful of this delightful lentil curry, your taste buds dancing to the tune of expertly balanced flavors. With its rich nutritional profile and inviting aroma, our Satisfying Lentil Curry is not just a dish; it’s an experience—a journey into the heart of vegetarian goodness that will leave you craving more.