- 1 tablespoon oil
- 1 small onion, chopped
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tsp coriander powder
- 1/ 2 tsp paprika
- 1/ 4 cup red lentils, soaked for 2 hours
- 6 tomatoes, roughly chopped
- 5 basil leaves
- 2 cups water
- 2 tablespoon coconut milk, or more as needed
Heat oil in a pot, add onion and saute. Add garlic, coriander powder and paprika.
In the same pot, add lentils, tomatoes, basil and water. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered for 15 mins, until the lentils are soft. Add coconut milk.
Take off heat and cool. Blend and put back in the pot. Adjust taste and consistency with more coconut milk or water.
Serve with fresh herbs and toasted seeds.