Dinner · Recipes

Peanut Lentil Curry

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There’s seriously nothing more I enjoy more then this peanut lentil curry recipe. It makes me always feel so warm and happy inside. It’s overall healthy & served with brown rice it’s around 450 calories. Without rice I believe it’s around 360 I did on the nutrition calculator. It’s so colorful, fun & smells DELICIOUS!

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It’s really quite simple, tons of veggies, lite coconut milk, simmer BAM!

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I find there’s nothing more pleasant smelling then the aroma of sautéed onions & garlic. The second I get a whift of someone else cooking that I’m in love.

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It’s so colorful… let’s just get started

Ingredients 

Peanut Sauce

  • 4Tbsp Natural Peanut Butter
  • 2inch piece grated garlic
  • 1Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1Tbsp Lime juice
  • handful of cilantro
  • 1Tbsp Sriracha
  • ¼ tsp cayenne
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp sesame oil
  • 1 cup lite coconut milk

Lentils

  • ½ cup red lentils
  • 1 ½ cup water

Veggies

  • 2 tsp oil
  • ½ cup white onion
  • ½ cup red bell pepper
  • ¼ cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup thinly sliced zucchini
  • half block cubed tofu

Directions

  1. Blend all the peanut sauce ingridents until smooth. Taste & see if it needs more spice or sweetness.
  2. Cook the lentils with a dash of salt under medium heat 10 minutes.
  3. In a skillet over medium high heat, add onions & cook until translucent
  4. Add peppers, carrots 2 minutes, add zucchini.
  5. Add peanut mixture & mix. Then add the lentils & cubed tofu in. Bring sauce to a boil then reduce hit & simmer for 10 minutes.
  6. Adjust taste & cook lentil under your preference, add pepper flakes, basil. Pair with jasmine or brown rice
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