Total Time
2hrs 10mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs

nice vegetable lovers side dish.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a dutch oven over medium heat and add onions, ginger, and a dash of salt& pepper.
  2. Cover and cook for 10 mins until soft.
  3. Add garlic, curry powder, cumin, coriander and cook for 1 minute.
  4. Add water, broth, lentils and bay leaves and bring to the boil.
  5. Cover and reduce heat, simmer for 2 hrs until tender and the liquid is absorbed.
  6. Remove bay leaves, add the yogurt and tomato puree and simmer 5 minutes until heated through.


Most Helpful

Excellent! I used petit french green lentils 'cause that's what I had. It only took one hour (not two) to reach the texture I like. After it sat for an hour all the spices really kicked in. I am a happy dude.

CarlB February 09, 2004

This was a hearty meal that we really enjoyed. I served mashed sweet potatoes and mean chef's Lemon Butter Broccoli with this. I actually didn't let it cook down as much and it was still rather soupy, which suited us just fine! Thanks for posting!

spatchcock January 01, 2004

This was simply fabulous! I love lentils, especially made like this... so this made for a fabulous dish for us! I didnt make the whole recipe as 12 servings is just way too much for us. I halved it so that I would have leftovers. I used a bit more spices than required for 1/2 of the recipe as we really like the kick :-) The only thing I did do different was to use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth, because it was all that I had on hand at the its what I generally use in most of the dishes that I make. Thanks for this recipe! I will be making this again..soon :-)

love4culinary November 02, 2003

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