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
Method
  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.
Recipe by Slimming Eats - Weight Watchers and Slimming World Recipes at http://www.slimmingeats.com/blog/coconut-green-lentil-curry