This post is also available in german/deutschThe perfect meal for cold days, a creamy Lentil Tikka Masala. It’s cold outside, windy and it’s snowing.
We thought that we would simply prepare and enjoy a delicious, colorful and “warming” dish after the Aryuveda cuisine.
It’s always nice to see how easy, healthy and tasty are the lentils.
And with the appropriate spices and herbs it turns into a colorful, colorful and nutritious meal in an instant. And 100% vegetable.
Red Lentil Tikka Masala
2 onions, medium sized
2 cloves of garlic
230 g red lentils
700 g potatoes, diced
1 can of tomatoes, chopped (400 g)
650 ml vegetable broth, maybe more
1 1/2 tsp garam masala
1tsp chili powder
1 tsp ginger, grated
1 tsp turmeric
1/4 tsp cumin
2 tbsp of ghee or coconut oil
green peas, frozen
100 ml coconut milk
Rice for 4 people
Finely chop onions and garlic fry in ghee and add spices.
Add lentils, potatoes, tomatoes and vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently for 30-40 minutes. Stir again and add more broth if needed.
Cook rice according to the package instructions.
5 minutes before serving, stir the peas and coconut milk under the masala.
Serve the lentil masala with rice, fresh cilantro and bread.For this you need – maybe except for a few exceptions – you don´t even leave the house or buy extra.
Many of the ingredients used in this dish are always in the pantry: lentils, onions, potatoes, spices, canned tomatoes, etc.
That’s great. So then get started and the preparation, you certainly have someone who helps you, at least while eating the delicious lentils Tikka Masala.
You can see how the whole thing looks like and what ingredients you need below.
So from our side it is now first a lot of fun and success in cooking and then a good appetite.
Red Lentil Tikka Masala
- 2 onions medium sized
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 230 g red lentils
- 700 g potatoes diced
- 1 can of tomatoes chopped (400 g)
- 650 ml vegetable broth maybe more
- 1 1/2 tsp garam masala
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp ginger grated
- 1 tsp turmeric
- 1/4 tsp cumin
- 2 tbsp of ghee or coconut oil/ olive oil
- green peas frozen
- 100 ml coconut milk
- Rice for 4 people
- green paprika
- Finely chop onions and garlic fry in ghee and add spices.
- Add lentils, potatoes, tomatoes and vegetable stock and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer gently for 30-40 minutes. Stir again and add more broth if needed.
- Cook rice according to the package instructions.
- Wash cilantro.
- 5 minutes before serving, stir the peas and coconut milk under the masala.
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