Slow Cooker Red Lentil Curry | Slimming World Recipe

    I adore my slow cooker.. it’s literally a life saver when I don’t feel motivated to cook. Also being able to smell the food cooking all day builds up my appetite and I find I enjoy the meal a lot more.

    I have a lot of vegetarian followers.. so I am trying to build up my vegetarian recipe collection.. I am a huge fan of lentils myself so this Red Lentil curry is perfect for everyone.

    As I always say.. please don’t feel overwhelmed by the amount of ingredients that go into this curry.. once you have these herbs and spices in your kitchen you can create a huge amount of recipes with them.

    This recipe is a perfect batch cook meal.. it can be stored in the fridge for up to 3 days and reheated in the microwave.. or freeze for 1 month.

    SERVINGS: 3 – 4


    350g Uncooked Red Lentils
    1 Large Red Onion
    800ml Of cold water
    2 Vegetable Stock Cubes (Crushed)
    1 Clove of Garlic (Or 1 Tsp crushed Garlic powder)
    2 x 400g Tins of chopped tomatoes
    2 Tsp Paprika
    1 Tsp Smoked Paprika
    1 Tsp Mild Chilli Powder (Swap for hot if you want it more spicy)
    1 TBSP Ground Coriander
    1 TBSP Ground Ginger
    1 Tsp Onion Granules
    1 TBSP Ground Cumin
    1 TBSP Garam Masala
    1/2 Tsp Cayenne Pepper
    Seasoning of Salt & Pepper


    • Add crushed stock cubes to the 800ml water and stir.
    • Add the rest of the ingredients to your slow cooker.
    • Pour over the stock and mix together.
    • Cover and cook on low for 7 hours (or high for 4 hours).
    • Stir once per hour.
    • Check the lentils are soft before serving.

    This could be cooked in a pan on a medium heat simmering with a lid for 2 hours. But I would highly recommend sticking to the slow cooker for a better result.

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    3 Responses

    1. Bev Draper says:

      Thanks for sharing.

    2. Deb says:

      So, after trying your red lentil soup, I wondered what else I could do with my MASSIVE bag of lentils. I stumbled on this – goodness me, it is utterly, utterly delicious and so full of flavour. Will be making this again and agin. Thank you!

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