Vegan Spicy Coconut Lentil Curry

Lentil coconut thai curry with cauliflower rice

Last Updated on February 22, 2023 by Kayla

Lentil coconut thai curry with cauliflower rice

Vegan Spicy Coconut Lentil Curry

Smoky, spicy, smooth. This plant-based coconut curry is the perfect dish to warm your soul. Option to serve with white or cauliflower rice.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine Indian
Servings 8
Calories 235 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups lentils
  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil divided
  • 1 cup carrots diced
  • 1/2 onion diced
  • 1/2 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp red curry paste
  • 2 Tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp red chili flakes
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 13.5 oz can reduced-fat coconut milk


  • Cook lentils according to package instructions.⁠
  • Heat a large saute pan over medium heat. Add 1 Tbsp coconut oil.⁠
  • Add carrots and cook for 5 minutes. Stir in onions and garlic; continue to cook until vegetables are softened.⁠
  • Add remaining 1 Tbsp of oil and spices, stirring until fragrant, about 1 minute.⁠
  • Add diced tomatoes, coconut milk, and cooked lentils.⁠
  • Cook until heated through. Serve over rice or cauliflower rice with a dollop of non-fat Greek yogurt (or coconut yogurt for vegans).⁠

Nutrition Facts

235 calories, 9g fat, 29g carbohydrates, 10g protein

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