Indian-Spiced Lentil Soup

READY IN: 1hr 25mins
Recipe by Poecile

This recipe is from Vegan Planet by Robin Robertson. I changed it slightly by added more lentils and sweet potatoes which makes it really thick, more like stew.

Top Review by sprue

mmmm i love trying all the different lentil soups out there. this one is another yummy one. thanks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion, sweet potato, and garlic. Cover and cook about 15 minute or until softened.
  2. Add the tomatoes and their juice.
  3. Stir in the ginger, cumin, coriander, and cayenne. Add the lentils and water (or stock) and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce the heat to low, cover, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are tender (about 30 min).
  5. Add the cilantro, season with salt and pepper, and cook for 10 minutes to blend the flavors.
  6. Serve hot.

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