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Coconut Turmeric Lentils

Updated: Feb 7, 2023


- 2 to 4 cups of brown, red or green lentils

- 1 to 2 cans of organic coconut milk- or use organic coconut milk that is refrigerated

-1/2 cup of chopped white onion, red bell pepper, carrots & celery

-1/4 cup of fresh chopped garlic

-1 tblspn of spike, onion powder, garlic powder, smoked paprika, red chilis and cumin, ground coriander seed, ajwan, cilantro, fresh or dried ginger.

-1 tbspn of coconut oil


-Soak lentils for about 4-8 hours (optional but more nutrient rich less lectins and phytic acid)

-In a large pot or instapot add coconut oil and stir fry the onions, peppers, carrots, celery and garlic

-Pour water off from lentils and add to the pot

- Add coconut milk just enough to cover lentils

-Add 1/2 to 1 cup of water depending on how thick of a consistency you desire

-Add all of the seasonings

-Cover and cook on medium to low heat for about an hour stirring occasionally.

This is a great dish along-side steamed asparagus or broccoli, organic brown coconut rice with cilantro with baked nut crusted cod or salmon. Look for my Brazil Nut Crusted Sole recipe.

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