Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

Sweet potatoes are making a comeback in the vegebox  though my diets been  meaty recently . This was a quick and delicious dinner which would work well with butternut squash too but the sweet potato held its shape .

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

1 Onion finely chopped
2 cloves of garlic
200g of red lentils
300g of tinned tomatoes
100g of sweet potato ,peeled & cut into 1cm cubes
1 pint vegetables stock
2 tbsps cumin seeds
2 tbsp of cardamon pods
2 tbsp of coriander seeds
1 tsp finely chopped fresh red chilli
1 tsp of tumeric

Serves 2

  1. Crush the spices in a mortar and pestle
  2. Fry in heavy pan with a drop of oil
  3. Add the garlic , chilli and  onions, fry until soft
  4. Add the sweet potato and lentils
  5. Pour over the stock , simmer for 40 minutes
  6. Serve with brown rice
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3 Responses to Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

  1. anne says:

    Looks and sound lovely, have really been getting into sweet potatoes lately mmm

  2. paul says:

    No mention of where the chili is used. I added it with the onoin & garlic, worked ok.

  3. mp says:

    And where do the tomatoes go?

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