Vegan Red Split Lentil Curry

I have taken up a challenge for Lent, I will follow a vegan diet!! I am so excited for these 40 days, there are so many recipes I would like to try and explore more with food I rarely cook. It is currently day 3 and it has been great! This curry was delicious, very easy to make and I have leftovers almost for a week!! Join me on my challenge I will try and post diverse vegan recipes so you are always excited to try and make them yourself! 😊

Ingredients

½ tbsp olive oil

2 medium onions, diced

2 garlic cloves, diced

2cm cube of fresh ginger, diced

1 tsp turmeric

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp coriander

1 tsp salt

1 red chili, sliced

400g red split lentils

1 can light coconut milk

470ml water

2 courgettes, cut into 2cm cubed

200g broccoli florets

200g cauliflower florets

Procedure:

  1. Heat the oil on medium heat in a large deep pan.
  2. Add the onion, cook until edges are golden brown stirring occasionally.
  3. Add the garlic and ginger, cook for 3 minutes.
  4. Put in the turmeric, cumin, coriander, salt and chili. Stir the spices to coat the onion, garlic and chili.
  5. Add the lentils, coconut milk and water. Cover the pan and simmer 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Add the courgette and cover. Cook for a further 15 minutes stirring every couple of minutes.
  7. Boil the cauliflower and broccoli for 5 mins. Sieve out the water and serve on plates.
  8. Serve the curry beside the florets and sprinkle over a couple of slices chili.
  9. Watch out its very hot!! Enjoy!

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