Coconut Green Lentil Curry

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Slimming Eats Recipe

Extra Easy – 4 syns per serving

Green – 4 syns per serving

Coconut Green Lentil Curry
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Serves 4
Ingredients
  • 1 cup of uncooked green lentils, rinsed
  • 3 cups of stock
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh grated ginger
  • 1 carrot, finely chopped
  • 1 zucchini (courgette), finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons of olive oil (4 syns)
  • 2 tablespoons of green curry powder (use a regular hot curry powder if you can’t get this)
  • 5 cardamom pods
  • 400ml of lite coconut milk (12 syns)
  • salt and black pepper
  • fresh chopped coriander
Instructions
  1. Place lentils in a saucepan, cover with stock, bring to boil and then simmer covered until all stock is almost absorbed and lentils are tender.
  2. Add the olive oil to a frying pan over a medium high heat, add the onion, carrot, ginger and garlic and fry until softened.
  3. Add the curry powder and zucchini and mix to evenly coat.
  4. Add the lentils, coconut milk, cardamom pods. Season with some salt and black pepper.
  5. Allow to simmer for approx 20 mins until curry has reduced down and thickened.
  6. Serve with your choice of sides.
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The recipe above has been calculated for Slimming World, however for those of you following the Weight Watchers plan or another calorie controlled type diet. Below is the approx. nutritional information:

Approx. NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

per serving (no rice)

Calories

276

Fat

6.4g

Saturated Fat

3.1g

Total Carbohydrate

41.1g

Dietary Fibre

17.3g

Sugars

7.3g

Protein

             14.9g

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  • alison butcher

    Hi
    Just cooked this curry(my first ever from scratch!) , its lovely! Very filling too! Made slight adjustment as i only like a mild curry so just used1 tbsp of med curry powder, may increase it a little next time! Also my first useof green lentils as usually only have split red lentils. Thanks for the recipe and great site! Ali on the isle of wight x

  • Simone

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