Lentil Tomato Curry
"Curry never gets boring as far as I’m concerned!!! Do you agree?😋"
-- @cookingforpeanuts
Recipe Intro From cookingforpeanuts

This recipe is featured in our Weekly Meal Planner Email Newsletter. Sign up for the meal plan here to have 6 great dinner recipes and a fun weekend bonus (along with a full shopping list) delivered to your inbox every Sunday!


Prep time 5mins
Cook time 40mins
Serves or Makes: 4


  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green chile pepper, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • Oil, or vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons curry powder
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 1/ 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 2 cups French lentils
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar, or fresh lime juice
  • Coconut milk
  • Salt, to taste


  • Step 1

    Heat a little oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion, chili pepper, garlic and ginger until onion softens. Add curry powder and cook 1 more minute. Add vegetable broth, diced tomatoes and maple syrup. Mix well.

  • Step 2

    Transfer to blender and blend until smooth.

  • Step 3

    Return to saucepan and mix in French lentils. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer until lentils are cooked through, about 25 minutes. Add more broth if needed.

  • Step 4

    Stir in apple cider vinegar and coconut milk to taste. Adjust salt and maple syrup if desired.