Coconut Orange Lentils

Written by Kajsa IngelssonSeptember 12, 2017

A good lentil stew is priceless! It’s not only cheap to make, but also filling due to the lentils high protein content and you can super-charge it with loads of different spices and veggies to fit your current needs and mood.

Coconut Orange Lentils

Serves 2 with leftovers, about 30 min

  • 2 dl (1 cup) lentils
  • 2 small onions (or one medium), finely chopped
  • 2 oranges
  • A handful of haricot verts (or any other vegetable you’d like), chopped
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • Salt, to taste
  • About 1,5 tablespoon of grated ginger
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • Coconut oil, for frying

How to make it:

  • Heat up some coconut oil in a big pot.
  • Add the onion and garlic and fry for about 2-3 min on high heat. Dont forget to stirr!
  • Reduce to medium heat.
  • Add the celery and lentils and let it fry to get flavor.
  • Add a dl or so of water and let it cook until the water is gone.
  • Add the coconut milk.
  • Grate a bit of ginger into the pot.
  • Add 1 or 2 tablespoons of curry.
  • Salt to your own taste. (I love salt)
  • Let it boil for about 15 min, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the juice of the two oranges and the beans or other veggies.
  • Reduce the heat to medium-low and let it boil softly for another 10 min or so.
  • Season after your own liking and serve with whatever you fancy.