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Easy Red Lentil Coconut Curry (Crock Pot Recipe)

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time10 minsCook Time6 hrs 5 minsTotal Time6 hrs 15 mins

A delicious, protein-packed, plant-based curry that's as easy to make as it is tasty. Bursting with lentils, this crock pot recipe requires no expensive or complicated spices.

Easy Red Lentil Coconut Curry (Crock Pot Recipe)

 1 tablespoon olive oil
 1 ½ cups chopped onion, small dice
 4 garlic cloves, minced
 1 Indian Dal spice packet from Zen of Slow Cooking
 ½ teaspoon sea salt
 2 tablespoons tomato paste
 1 cup red lentils, washed & picked over
 2 cups vegetable broth
 1 (13.5 ounce) can coconut milk
1

Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to your crock pot. Turn the heat to medium-high. Once the oil has warmed, add 1 ½ cups chopped onion and 4 cloves of garlic. Cook for about 5 minutes until the onion being to sweat and the mixture becomes aromatic.

2

How to store onions: Never put them in the refrigerator. They prefer a dry place with decent air flow.

3

Add 1 packed of Indian Dal spice packet from Zen of Slow Cooking , ½ teaspoons sea salt, 2 tablespoon tomato paste, 1 cup lentils, 2 cups vegetable broth, and 1 can of coconut milk. Mix to combine.

4

How to store garlic: Once you open a bulb of garlic, unused cloves begin to lose their freshness. You can peel them all and keep them in vinegar in the fridge for months.

5

Cover and cook on low for 6 hours.

6

Get instructions on how to make this recipe in a pressure cooker or dutch oven , plus many other recipes! I served this curry over my mom’s homemade rice pilaf. Yum!

7

Enjoy!

Easy Red Lentil Coconut Curry (Crock Pot Recipe)

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4