Vegetarian Red Lentil Curry with Spinach Recipe

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Submitted by chrisbull

Makes 2 servings



vegetarian curry combines lentils and mixed beans with fresh spinach, curry spices, yoghurt and tomatoes.

Recipe Ingredients for Vegetarian Red Lentil Curry with Spinach

200 g red lentils
4 tablespoons tomato puree
200 g yoghurt
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
10 g (2.5cm / 1 in) ginger
100 g (4 oz) fresh spinach, coarsely chopped
2 tomatoes, chopped
400 g mixed beans

Recipe Directions for Vegetarian Red Lentil Curry with Spinach

  1. Rinse lentils and place in a saucepan with enough water to cover. Bring to the boil. Reduce heat to low, cover pot, and simmer over low heat for 20 minutes. Drain.

  2. In a bowl, stir together tomato purée and yoghurt. Season with garam masala, turmeric, cumin and chilli powder. Stir until creamy.

  3. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Stir in onion, garlic and ginger; cook until onion begins to brown. Stir in spinach; cook until dark green and wilted. Gradually stir in yoghurt mixture. Then mix in tomatoes and coriander.

  4. Stir lentils and mixed beans into mixture until well combined. Heat through, about 5 minutes.

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 683.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
822
Calories from Fat
175
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.5g
30%
Saturated Fat
5.5g
27%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
6mg
2%
Sodium
358mg
15%
Potassium
2080mg
59%
Total Carbohydrates
112.6g
38%
Dietary Fiber
41.6g
166%
Sugars
22.6g
Protein
45.1g
Vitamin A 120% Vitamin C 73%
Calcium 34% Iron 63%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • Very high in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
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