Spinach and lentil curry

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Spinach and lentil curry
Earthy spinach with hearty lentils make for a wonderful curry when you need a hit of energy and warmth.

1 tbsp olive oil

1 red onion, peeled and chopped

2 cloves garlic, peeled and chopped

½ tsp garam masala

1½ tsp mild curry powder

100g red lentils

400g cherry tomatoes

250 ml water

400g can chickpeas, drained

200g baby spinach

3 tbsp natural yoghurt

Steamed rice, to serve

Heat the oil in a pan and gently fry the onion and garlic for 2-3 minutes.

Add in the spices and lentils and cook for 1 minute, stirring.

Add the water and cherry tomatoes then bring to the boil.

Once boiling, reduce the heat and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the lentils are soft.

Stir in the chickpeas and the spinach and cook for 5 minutes, stirring.

Dollop in the yoghurt and serve with rice if you like.


Preparation Time
5 minutes

Cooking Time
30 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Beans, Vegetables, Lentils, Spice

Recipe Type
Dinner, Family Dinners, Healthy, Vegetarian

Special Info

Level of Difficulty


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