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Coconut Curry Lentils (Vegan, Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

These coconut curry lentils are a hearty high protein dish that is ready in 30 minutes. Green lentils, coconut milk, kale, and spices make this a healthy vegan and gluten free meal. Serve over rice with a piece of fresh homemade garlic naan, and you have a complete meal in no time.

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We love a good curry on our homestead and this creamy coconut lentil curry does not dissappoint! This curry is a bright and flavorful dinner, and is loaded with plant protein. This is a great dish for lunch, or served over some basmati rice for dinner.

These Coconut Milk Curry Lentils Are:

  • Creamy
  • Flavorful
  • Earthy
  • Packed with Protein
  • Versatile
  • Ready in about 30 minutes
  • Vegan, gluten free, vegetarian

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One of the BEST Pantry Staple Curry Recipes

This coconut milk lentil curry recipe is a fantastic pantry-staple meal! It uses almost all ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards. You probably already have a lot of these ingredients on hand! Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate. I made a list of my Top 125 Plant-Based Pantry Staples that always keep on hand. And you can check out all my favorite pantry staple recipes on TheHerbeevore.com here. By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the store!

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What’s In This Coconut Curry Lentil Recipe?

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Meal Prep Vegan Coconut Lentil Curry

You can easily meal prep this creamy coconut lentil curry recipe by following the below recipe and dividing it into a few equal portions to enjoy throughout the week. I love having a healthy homemade meal ready in my fridge during the busy weekdays. By meal prepping this recipe, you can cook once and have perfectly portioned meals ready to go. I rely heavily on meal prepping and created a whole section of the site to recipes you can meal prep, batch cook, or make ahead. Heat + eat, you’re all set!

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How Do I Make This Vegan and Gluten Free Green Lentil Curry Recipe?

  1. In a large pot, heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and onions. Saute for 4 to 5 minutes until vegetables begin to soften.
  2. Add the ginger, lentils and Vegetable stock and water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.
  3. Cover and simmer the lentils for 20 to 25 minutes until the water has absorbed and the lentils are tender.
  4. Remove lid and stir in the coconut milk, salt and pepper, and top with fresh cilantro and lime juice to garnish. Serve over rice and mangia!
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Dietary Modifications

  • This coconut lentil curry is vegan and vegetarian.
  • It’s also gluten free, just double check all the ingredeints and spices are certified gluten free first if you have a gluten allergy.

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Coconut Curry Lentils (Vegan, GF)

Kelly Jensen
These coconut curry lentils are a hearty high protein dish that is ready in 30 miutes. Green lentils, coconut milk, kale, and spices make this a healthy vegan and gluten free meal.  Serve over rice with a piece of fresh homemade garlic naan, and you have a complete meal in no time.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American, Indian
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 1 onion
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch knob ginger peeled and diced
  • 2 cups french green lentils
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder or curry paste
  • 4 cups Vegetable stock
  • 1 13 ounce can coconut milk, unsweetened
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cilantro chopped
  • Lime juice to garnish
  • Sriracha

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot, heat 1 tablespoon of coconut oil over medium heat.  Add the garlic and onions. Saute for 4 to 5 minutes until vegetables begin to soften.
  • Add the ginger, lentils and Vegetable stock and water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a simmer.
  • Cover and simmer the lentils for 20 to 25 minutes until the water has absorbed and the lentils are tender.
  • Remove lid and stir in the coconut milk, salt and pepper, and top with fresh cilantro and lime juice to garnish.  Serve over rice and mangia!

Notes

Dietary Modifications
This coconut lentil curry is vegan and vegetarian.
It's also gluten free, just double check all the ingredeints and spices are certified gluten free first if you have a gluten allergy.
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