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  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp chili powder (of less if you want it less spicy)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 can of chopped tomato (15 oz) drained
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cabbage, chopped
  • Curry powder to taste (garnish)


  • Pick over lentils, removing any stones or foreign matter. Place in a bowl or colander and rinse thoroughly. Place lentils in pot with enough cold water to cover well.
  • Melt butter in large pan. Add garlic, carrots, celery, cabbage, and onion- cook for 10 minutes. While mixing, add the spices, tomatoes, lentils, lemon juice, vegetable/chicken broth, coconut milk. Bring to boil then reduce heat and simmer until lentils are tender and cooked.
  • Season to taste. Garnish with cilantro and curry powder.


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