Curried Lentil Soup Recipe

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Recipes.net Team Published: March 20, 2020 Modified: October 26, 2020
Curried Lentil Soup Recipe

If your taste buds can handle spicier flavors, transform your lentil soup to the next level by adding extra spices. You’ll have a whole new vegetarian meal for dinner because you’ll get an extra does of iron and folate if you’re looking for a healthy protein meal.

How To Make Curried Lentil Soup

  • 1 cup brown lentils (rinsed)
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1 chile (seeded and minced)
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger (grated)
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 cup tomatoes (diced)
  • 2 cup vegetable broth
  1. Bring lentils and water to boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add cumin and toast for 1 minute. Add olive oil and onion and cook until onion is lightly brown.

  3. Add garlic, chili, ginger, curry powder and salt. Stir for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and cook. Stir for 3 to 5 minutes.

  4. Pour in cooked lentils with liquid and vegetable broth. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  5. Pour soup into serving bowls and if you desire, season with additional herbs.

How To Make Curried Lentil Soup

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Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 1 hr
Total: 1 hr 5 mins
Serves:
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Ingredients

  • 1 cup brown lentils, rinsed
  • 2 cup water
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 chile, seeded and minced
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 2 cup vegetable broth

Instructions

  1. Bring lentils and water to boil in a saucepan over medium heat. Reduce heat and simmer for 35 to 40 minutes.

  2. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add cumin and toast for 1 minute. Add olive oil and onion and cook until onion is lightly brown.

  3. Add garlic, chili, ginger, curry powder and salt. Stir for 1 minute. Add tomatoes and cook. Stir for 3 to 5 minutes.

  4. Pour in cooked lentils with liquid and vegetable broth. Simmer for 10 minutes.

  5. Pour soup into serving bowls and if you desire, season with additional herbs.

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