Easy Lentil Curry


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This is the best recipe when you are short of time or frazzled after work and just want something tasty, easy and healthy!


Serves: 2 

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds (whole)
  • 1 teaspoon red mustard seeds
  • 1 teaspoon garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder (more to taste)
  • 2 spring onions, diced
  • 1 (400g) tin brown lentils
  • 2 med tomatoes
  • large handful baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon salt, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Heat butter and oil with cumin and mustard seeds until seeds begin to 'pop'.
  2. Add garlic, ginger, curry powder, spring onions and stir for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add lentils in their juice and simmer for 5 minutes squashing some of the lentils against the side of the saucepan as you stir.
  4. When hot, stir in tomato, spinach, salt and pepper then heat through. Serve over rice.

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