Spicy Lentil Curry
Shannon Clark
Shannon Clark
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263 Calories
36 g Carbs
13 g Protein
7 g Fat
Total Time
4 servings

If you love Indian food, you'll love this spicy lentil curry. It's relatively low in fat and provides a hearty dose of complex carbohydrates. Serve it alongside a chicken breast for added protein.


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1½ tsp ginger, minced
  • 2 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 whole onion, finely diced
  • 3 tbsp curry paste
  • 6 whole green pepper, chopped
  • 4 whole carrot, shredded
  • 1 whole sweet potatoes, peeled
  • 1 cup dried lentils
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 4 cup low-sodium chicken stock
  • 1 salt and pepper to taste

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic, onion, and curry paste. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the carrots, ginger, garlic, sweet potatoes, lentils, broth, salt, and pepper.
  4. Bring mixture to a boil, then cover and let simmer for about 15 minutes or until lentils are fully cooked.
  5. Squeeze lime juice into curry, stir, and serve topped with green onions.

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