Cari de lentilles végétalien express - Valises & Gourmandises

Express lentil curry

Aryane @ Valises & Gourmandises
Because we all need more quick recipes to save us on weekdays, this lentil curry comes to the rescue!
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Chili, curry, Healthy
Cuisine Plant-based, Thai, vegan, vegetarian
Servings 4


  • ½ onion minced
  • ½ bell pepper cubed
  • 1 carrot finely sliced
  • 2 cubes of frozen spinach
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 1 1 inch cube of fresh ginger minced
  • 2 generous teaspoons of red curry paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2/3 cup coconut milk
  • 2 ½ cup cooked lentils


  • In a pot on medium-high heat, soften the onion, pepper and carrot for a few minutes. Add a splash of water to prevent from burning.
  • Add the garlic, ginger, spices and tomato paste and mix well. Cook for about 2 more minutes..
  • Lower the heat and add the coconut milk. Mix well and let simmer for a minute. Add the lentils and let simmer until they're hot.
  • Serve on rice and top with spring onion and fresh herbs such as cilantro or mint.


Make sure to choose curry paste that doesn't contain fish sauce.
I used beluga lentils, but you can use any lentils you like apart from red lentils.
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