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Easy vegan dinner recipes - Coconut lentil curry

Are you looking for vegan dinner ideas? Then this collection of 31 healthy vegan dinner recipes is for you! You can make all these plant-based recipes at home from scratch in no time. Start with this easy and delicious coconut lentils curry.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Global
Keyword easy vegan dinner recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 332kcal
Author Sravanthi



  • Wash, drain, and keep the lentils aside. And if you soaked the lentils, drain and keep them aside.
  • Heat a large pot or skillet. Once it is hot, add oil, bay leaves, cumin seeds, chopped ginger, and chopped garlic.
  • Then goes the finely chopped onions. Cook the onions till they turn translucent, around 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Now add washed lentils and mix them well.
  • Add spice powders - turmeric powder, ground cumin, curry powder, ground coriander, garam masala powder, and salt. Mix everything well.
  • Add water to the pot and let the lentils cook for about 35 to 40 minutes or until they are tender enough.
  • Once the lentils are cooked as per your liking, add finely chopped spinach and coconut milk.
  • Let the lentil curry simmer for a couple of more minutes, and take it out of the heat.
  • Creamy and delicious coconut lentil curry is ready to serve! 


Nutrition values are my rough estimates. Please feel free to use your calculator if you rely on them for your diet.


Calories: 332kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 618mg | Potassium: 766mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2143IU | Vitamin C: 11mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 7mg