Vegan Lentil Curry Recipe


Culinary Explorer
Hey everyone! 👋 Today, I'm sharing one of my all-time favorite recipes: Vegan Lentil Curry. 🌱 This dish is a hearty and flavorful blend of lentils, veggies, and aromatic spices that's sure to warm you up from the inside out. 💚 Trust me, whether you're a vegan or just looking for a delicious and satisfying meal, this curry won't disappoint! 🍛

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For the Lentil Curry:​

  • 2 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 Medium Onion White, Yellow or Brown, Chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Crushed Garlic
  • 1 Tablespoon Mild Curry Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin
  • ½ teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 1 ½ cups Dried Brown Lentils (300g)
  • 28 ounces Canned Chopped Tomatoes (800ml, 2 cans)
  • 3 cups Vegetable Stock (720ml)
  • 14 ounces Canned Coconut Cream (400ml, 1 can) Unsweetened
  • 2 cups Fresh Basil
  • 1 Tablespoon Coconut Sugar or Light Brown Sugar
  • Sea Salt and Black Pepper to taste

For Serving:​

  • Basmati Rice
  • Fresh Basil
  • Fresh Lime


  • Add the olive oil to a pot with the onion, crushed garlic, curry powder, cumin, coriander powder, turmeric and cayenne pepper and sauté until the onions are softened.
  • Add in the dried lentils and toss them with the onions and spices.
  • Add the chopped tomato, vegetable stock and coconut cream. Bring to a simmer and then reduce the heat, cover the pot and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are soft and cooked – around 35-40 minutes.
  • When the lentils are cooked add in the fresh basil and stir in until just wilted. Add the coconut sugar and stir in. Add sea salt and black pepper to taste.
  • Serve with rice, fresh basil and some slices of fresh lime.
Wow, this Vegan Lentil Curry looks absolutely mouthwatering! Love how hearty and flavorful it looks, plus it's plant-based! 🌱 Can't wait to whip this up for dinner and savor all those aromatic spices. Thanks for sharing such a delicious recipe! 🍛👩‍🍳
Ooooh, love the rich color and all those yummy spices 🤩😋 This one seems perfect for a cozy night in ..I will definitely try this 😊