Curried Lentils with Ginger – Slimming World Recipe

curried lentils with ginger

I love lentil dishes and I love curry so this curried lentils with ginger recipe from Slimming World is perfect for me.
We’re going to have to make Ella something else, however, as she isn’t a curry fan!

Curried Lentils with Ginger

Serves 2
2 syns per serving

Ingredients

  • 2 onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh root ginger
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 level tsp turmeric
  • 4 tomatoes, skinned and chopped
  • 75ml canned coconut milk
  • 275ml vegetable stock
  • 460g cooked lentils
  • Grated zest and juice of 1 lime
  • 1 level tsp lime pickle
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, peeled and quartered
  • Fresh coriander sprigs, to serve

For the spice mixture

  • 1 level tsp cumin seeds
  • 4 cardamom pods
  • 1 level tbsp coriander seeds

Method

  1. To make the spice mixture dry roast the spices for 2 minutes over a medium heat, shaking the pan occasionally. Remove the spices and grind in a pestle and mortar.
  2. Cook the onions and garlic in low-calorie cooking spray over a high heat for 5 minutes, until golden.
  3. Add the ginger, chilli, cinnamon, turmeric and spice mixture and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add the tomatoes, coconut milk and stock and simmer gently for about 20 minutes.
  5. Stir in the cooked lentils, lime zest and juice and the lime pickle and continue simmering for 15 minutes.
  6. Check the seasoning and add salt and pepper, if required. Serve the curry with the hard-boiled eggs, garnished with coriander sprigs.

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