Red Lentil Green Curry
"Learn how to make this easy vegan red lentil curry with simple, pantry-friendly ingredients. It’s creamy, comforting, and ready in about 30 minutes!"
-- @ellielikescooking


Prep time 5mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 4


  • 2 cups coconut milk, divided
  • 1/ 2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 3 ribs of celery, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons green curry paste
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1/ 2 cups red lentils, rinsed
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • 1/ 2 cup cilantro, chopped


  • Step 1

    In a large pot over medium heat, add 2 tablespoons of coconut milk. When the coconut milk starts bubbling, add in onion, ginger, and garlic and cook 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add carrots and celery and cook another 2 minutes.

  • Step 2

    Add curry paste and stir into veggies. Add vegetable broth and remaining coconut milk and bring to a low boil. Add lentils, stir, and reduce heat to simmer. Simmer 15-20 minutes, until lentils are soft.

  • Step 3

    Add spinach and stir into curry. Cover and let the spinach wilt for a minute. Turn off heat and stir in cilantro.

  • Step 4

    Serve warm over rice, noodles, or with bread.