Curried Lentil Soup

Curried Lentil Soup

8 reviews, 4.6 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 1 hour

This hearty soup, very warming for winter days, is best made the day befoer to allow the flavour of the spices to infused


30 mililiters Vegetable oil
1 large Onion; chopped
2 large carrots; chopped
2 sticks celery; chopped
1 clove Garlic; crushed
7 mililiters Curry powder
1 mililiter Ground cumin
1 mililiter Ground coriander
1 liter Chicken Stock
30 mililiters Tomato paste
100 grams Red lentils; washed
3 large Potatoes; grated
Salt and cracked pepper

Original recipe makes 4



1 Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion, carrots and celery and fry for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.2 Add the garlic, curry powder to taste, cunin and coriander, and fry for an additional 2 minutes, then poru in the stock followed by the tomato past lentils, grated potatoes.3 Bring the soup to the boil and simmer for 30-40 minutes, until the lentils and begetables art cooled. Season generously to taste before serving with hot chapatis for an authentic Asian dish

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I changed a couple of the ingredients as to what I had in the fridge, and made it a bit thicker so that my 15 month old twins could eat it. Went down a treat!

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So delicious! I leave out the potatoes.
Beckycichos 2y ago

Can add coconut for garnish also, is really yummy!
Chenoa-5 3y ago

Simple, inexpensive and delicious. I added a couple of red peppers in for extra kick. Feel free to leave out the potatoes.
rebeccaberry 3y ago

This was easy to make. I stayed with the recipe for spices. In the end, I added 500 ml (2 cups) of chicken broth to change it from a stew to a soup. The alternative would be to use it on top of Basmati rice as a sauce.
wyattj 5y ago

Nice, would cook it again
Catrac 5y ago

stczetli 9y ago

A good, hearty soup. To simplify, I've tried it with canned, diced potatoes insead of the grated potoates (19oz 540ml size). Still good. With smallish red lentils, 100g is equivalent to approx 2/3 cup.
exp_lauren 9y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
rainbowbrush 10y ago

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