Red Lentil Coconut Stew - Goji Fitness

Red Lentil Coconut Stew

Red Lentil Coconut Stew

lentil stew in white bowl

Red Lentil Coconut Stew

Inspired but Indian curries, this hearty stew is protein-rich, high in antioxidants and beta carotene as well as rich in flavor. Sweet potatoes pair well with red lentils to give a smooth sweet taste to go along with the spice that Indian cuisine is known for.

  • Prep Time10 min
  • Cook Time20 min
  • Total Time30 min
  • Yield2 servings
  • Course
    • Side
  • Cooking Method
    • boil

Ingredients

For the stew

  • 1 sweet potato
  • 1 red pepper
  • ½ cup of red lentil
  • 1 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp. coconut oil
  • 1 inch of fresh ginger minced
  • Curry powder to taste
  • ½ can organic unsweetened coconut milk

Method

Preparing the dish

1

In a sauce pot sauté the garlic, spices and fresh ginger in coconut oil.

2

Add the sweet potatoes diced and the minced red pepper and coat them with the spices. Cook 5 minutes.

3

Add the coconut milk and the (washed) red lentils with ½ cups of water (or more for a more soupy stew). Cook for 20 minutes. Serve with fresh cilantro and cracked pepper or cayenne pepper.

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