Snapguide

How to make coconut lentil soup for meatless monday

Another version of lentil soup, and another contribution to my Meatless Mondays

15
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
In a glass jar mix coriander (2 tblsp)

In a glass jar mix coriander (2 tblsp)

turmeric powder (2 tblsp)

turmeric powder (2 tblsp)

cumin (2 tblsp)

cumin (2 tblsp)

ginger (2 tblsp)

ginger (2 tblsp)

and cayenne (2 tsp)

and cayenne (2 tsp)

Shake. This is Kay's spice mix. \nYou can of course make less, but I' planning on using it again soon, in other dishes.

Shake. This is Kay's spice mix. You can of course make less, but I' planning on using it again soon, in other dishes.

In a skillet, roast the cumin seeds for a minute or so. If you cannot find cumin seeds it works with the normal kind, then just add it to the onions directly.

In a skillet, roast the cumin seeds for a minute or so. If you cannot find cumin seeds it works with the normal kind, then just add it to the onions directly.

Add the seeds to a pan with some oil.

Add the seeds to a pan with some oil.

Chop an onion.

Chop an onion.

Add the onion to the pan with the cumin seeds.

Add the onion to the pan with the cumin seeds.

Once the onion is softened, add the Kay's spice mix.

Once the onion is softened, add the Kay's spice mix.

Also add the lentils.

Also add the lentils.

And the water and the carrots. Boil for 10-15 minutes.

And the water and the carrots. Boil for 10-15 minutes.

Also add the garlic. As you might notice my lentils got a bit mushy, but the soup still tasted great.

Also add the garlic. As you might notice my lentils got a bit mushy, but the soup still tasted great.

Add the tomato (or tomatoes depending on the size).

Add the tomato (or tomatoes depending on the size).

Now you add the grated ginger...

Now you add the grated ginger...

..and the coconut milk. Stir.

..and the coconut milk. Stir.

Add coriander (I had some flat parsley that needed to be used so I took that instead). Stir again and add the salt. If you like it spicy add more of Kay's spice mix or just more cayenne when serving.

Add coriander (I had some flat parsley that needed to be used so I took that instead). Stir again and add the salt. If you like it spicy add more of Kay's spice mix or just more cayenne when serving.

Guess what! It tastes even better after a few days in the fridge so make a big batch while you're at it.

  • 1.0 Onion
  • 2.0Tbsp Oil
  • 1.0tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1.0Tbsp Kay's spice mix
  • 300.0ml Red lentils
  • 800.0ml Water
  • 2.0 Carrots
  • 2.0Tbsp Grated ginger
  • 400.0ml Coconut milk
  • 1.0 Tomato (I used 5 cherry tomatoes)
  • 2.0 Garlic cloves
  • Fresh cilantro or flat parsley
  • 1.0tsp Salt