love this!
One of my favourite cooked foods is lentils, they create a satisfying dish.
I used to love the young ones too.
tinned lentils make a great quick curry.
My Creamy Curry Recipe:


Serves: 3 

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon garam masala
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground tumeric
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 (400g) tin green lentils
  • 1 (400g) tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • chopped fresh coriander to garnish (optional)


Prep:5min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:30min 

  1. Over medium-high heat in a large frying pan with the oil, fry onion, garlic and pepper until soft and onion is transparent.
  2. Add all of the spices and stir well for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes and leave to simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add lentils and stir well. Leave for ten minutes then Add coconut milk.
  5. Serve with basmati or boiled rice, and add fresh coriander on top if desired.
Enjoy 🙂

8 Replies to “lentils-not-just-for-hippies”

  1. Love lentils and the young ones too. It’s amazing how versatile these little power packed beauties are.
    I’ve never thought to use coconut in a dhal like this. Good skills…

          1. I am in the process of setting up a you tube channel Jon, I will be posting some sprouting videos. Buckwheat will be one of them. My book will be ready by September 🙂 Blessings x

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