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Spicy Lentil Soup

2 June 2014

Spicy Lentil Soup
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 50 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 heaped teaspoons of freshly ground coriander and cumin seeds
  • 2 cups of soaked brown lentils
  • 1 250g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 1 fresh chilli, chopped (optional)
  • 2 cups of vegetable stock
  • water as required
  • 100ml of coconut milk


Sauté onions, garlic, coriander and cumin seeds in olive oil until lightly browned. Add rest of ingredients and simmer for 30-40 minutes adding extra water until preferred consistency is reached. Add coconut milk, simmer for a further five minutes.

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