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Sweet Potato Lentil Curry

Sweet Potato Red Lentil Curry

This beautiful soul satisfying red lentil curry, was prepared in 1 pot in about 30 minutes.Great served with brown rice and naan.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons fresh ginger finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • ½ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne
  • 4 medium carrots. Chopped into coins
  • 1 large sweet potato peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup red lentils rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Pinch black pepper
  • Naan bread and brown rice for serving


  • Heat the oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the ginger, garlic, and onions, stirring frequently, until softened, and onions translucent about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add the curry powder, cumin and turmeric, stirring for 1 minute, or until fragrant.
  • Add the carrots, potato, lentils, broth, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the lentils and vegetables are tender, about 20 -25 minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro if desired and serve with brown rice and naan.