Vegetarian Curry Indian Recipe

Recipe Category: Vegetarian


Vegetarian Curry Indian Recipe


  • rice.
  • 4-6 portions cooked rice
  • dairy or soya natural yoghurt, to serve

For the curry sauce:

  • 175g/6oz green lentils
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1-3 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 red and 1 green pepper, stalk and seeds removed, and chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 x 400g/14oz cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 heaped tbsp tomato pur?e
  • 300ml/1/2 pint vegetable stock (make with a stock cube or bouillon powder)
  • 100g/4oz frozen peas
  • 3 tbsp vegetarian pesto
  • 175g/6oz mushrooms, wiped and quartered
  • 1 courgette, chopped
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the green lentils in a large bowl and pour boiling water over them.
  2. Leave to soak for 30 minutes.
  3. Alternatively, buy a tin of pre soaked lentils.
  4. Drain.
  5. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the onion and garlic together with the curry powder, until the onions are softening.
  6. Add the peppers, carrots and drained green lentils and cook for 5 minutes, stirring all the time.
  7. Add the tomatoes, pur?e, stock, peas and pesto, bring to the boil and simmer until the lentils are tender about 30.

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