Yummy vegan lentil curry sans coconut milk

Yummy vegan lentil curry sans coconut milk

Coconut milk takes lentil curries/dal to another level, no questions asked. But, without coconut milk, trust me, they’re also great! This vegan lentil curry recipe is extremely spicy (? ?), so if you’re not a spice lover please adjust it to suit your taste.

This is a one pot recipe, so it really doesn’t get easier than this!


Yummy vegan lentil curry sans coconut milk

  • Author: somiigbene
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 1-2 1x


  • 150g Red split lentils
  • 2 Shallots, finely diced
  • 3 Cloves of garlic, finely chopped or grated
  • 2½ tablespoons of tomato puree
  • 1 teaspoon ginger powder
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1½ teaspoon chilli flakes
  • ¾ vegetable stock cube
  • 1 teaspoon medium curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander


  1. Rinse the lentils with cool water, then add all ingredients into a saucepan.
  2. Add ∼250ml of water and stir thoroughly.
  3. Cook on low heat for about 20 minutes with the lid on. The lentils should have a bite to them, but if you prefer them softer, add more water.
  4. Serve with a grain of your choice or a roti and enjoy!

  • Category: Lunch/Dinner

Keywords: Lentil Curry


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