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Coconut Curry Red Lentil Soup

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amy Rains

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp grated minced ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt + more to taste
  • 2 1/4 cups red lentils rinsed
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 tbsp red curry paste
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 14 oz can coconut milk
  • Cilantro to garnish
  • 1 lime for serving (optional)

Instructions

  1. Begin by heating up a large pot to medium high heat. Add coconut oil and melt, sauté ginger & garlic for 2-3 minutes. Now add in the garam masala, curry powder and turmeric. Saute for another minute.

  2. Add lentils and broth, bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium. Add red curry paste and salt.

  3. Let simmer for 10-15 minutes, until lentils have soaked up most of the liquid and are soft.
  4. Add coconut milk and stir until nice and creamy.
  5. Serve hot and garnish with cilantro and lime wedges (optional)