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Rich and Spicy Coconut & Red Lentil Soup

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“This is a marvelous soup -- great for a cold evening. It's great served with bread.”
READY IN:
1hr
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oil in a large pan and fry onions, chile, garlic and lemongrass for 5 minutes, until onions are softened but not brown, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add lentils and spices to the pan.
  3. Add the coconut milk and water and stir.
  4. Bring to a boil, stir, and then reduce heat. Allow mixture to simmer for 45 minutes until lentils are nice and soft, almost mushy.
  5. Add the lime juice, scallions and cilantro, reserving a bit of each for garnish.
  6. Season with salt and pepper and ladle into your favorite soup bowls!
  7. Garnish and serve hot with naan!

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