Add the lentils and their soaking water, the tomatoes, honey, fenugreek, and salt, and stir to blend. So good. Yotam Ottolenghi's crushed puy lentils with tahini and cumin: 'I could eat this every day.' I use red lentil or masoor dal, which is widely available. … (Hey, there’s one now….) Used coriander that I had chopped and frozen a while back after buying a huuuge amount of it. xx. Posted on February 26, 2019 by The quirk and the cool. This is delicious - and I am not a fan of legumes. I threw in a bunch of kale (in bite size pieces) near the end of the cook to nudge it into stew territory. I followed the recipe as written. That’s something to note about Plenty in general — in contrast to the way many cookbooks these days tend to spell out every last detail of direction, Plenty leaves…um…plenty to intuit. Thanks, Pat. Add tomatoes, ½ cup cilantro, a generous pinch of salt, and 2½ cups water; season with pepper. Cook onion, stirring often, until softened and golden brown, 8–10 minutes. UG is a lifestyle site for curious, thoughtful people who seek to make every day a little special and have a great time doing it. Already looking forward to lunch tomorrow! I love Yottam Ottolenghi. The lime cuts through the heat nicely. Thanks, Julia. I think you hit on exactly what he does best of all. This soup was delicious and healthy! It’s been a few weeks, so I want them again, too…. Reduce to low and simmer, covered, until tender, about 15 minutes. But hey! Also doubled the garlic and used chicken stock instead of water as others reported doing. Cover and simmer for about 30 minutes, until the lentils are fully cooked. And they do call them “spellings” here. I quadruple the batch, cook it the night before, and serve it warmed out of a crock pot. I used fenugreek seeds, and it turned out well. He’s hard not to like! Glad to hear it’s yummy. ooh I just bought a bunch of red lentils. Set aside while you … Yotam Ottolenghi's Curried lentil, tomato and coconut soup ... 300g red lentils; 4 x 400g tin chopped tomatoes; 50g coriander stalks, roughly chopped, plus leaves to garnish ... Add the lentils and stir through, then add the tomatoes, coriander and 1000ml water, salt and pepper. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Do Ahead: Soup (without toppings) can be made 3 days ahead. Easy, tasty, hearty, and made with shelf stable ingredients (perfect for quarantine)-- what's not to like? If the one you have is mild or very spicy, adjust the heat level with more, or less, red pepper flakes. Why is food always better the next time around? I’m Carolyn Gratzer Cope, and Umami Girl is your guide to a life well-lived. I found a red lentil tomato soup with curry and coconut which looked delicious. Ah! What, no cheeseburgers? Cream Cheese Frosting, Shredded Chicken Tacos (Quick & Easy for Weeknights), Strawberry Agua Fresca // Strawberry Water, Chicken Poblano Soup with Corn, Black Beans, and Potatoes, Chicken Enchiladas + Black Bean-Zucchini Enchiladas, 3 1/2 cups peeled chopped tomatoes, fresh or canned. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, until lentils are soft but not mushy, 20–25 minutes. It’s a wonderful, comforting soup! We still use little bits of sign language all the time, and it’s incredibly helpful. Rinse the lentils well under running water, then place them in a bowl with the water and soak for 30 minutes. It worked. Don't be intimidated by the long ingredient list and the few unusual ingredients. Put a heaping 1 teaspoon of the paneer mixture in the middle, then roll up the eggplant, from the thinner end at the top down to the thicker bottom end, so the filling is encased. It's amazing served over rice! Required fields are marked *, Welcome! You’re a lucky lady. Put the butter and oil in a large sauté pan and place on a medium-high heat. Not a singular spelling or math to be found in the whole country. Bon Appétit may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. Maybe I am coming around to legumes after all? Read More…. Bring a medium pan of water to a boil. Drain and let cool for 10 to 15 minutes, then transfer to a blender with the … Otherwise. … 200g puy lentils 30g unsalted butter 2 tbsp olive oil, plus extra to finish 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed 1 tsp ground cumin 3 medium tomatoes, skinned and cut into 1cm dice 25g coriander leaves, chopped 4 tbsp tahini paste 2 tbsp lemon juice Salt and black pepper ½ small red onion, peeled and sliced very thin 2 hard-boiled eggs, quartered. Kalyn, if you do come to London, you have to promise to let me know. Cooking advice that works. It’s a lovely book, written in such an interesting and useful way. Bring a medium pot of water to a boil and add the lentils. This mixes with the coconut milk to make a creamy, saucy consistency...to die for. So I tried this recipe because I have been into Indian food, and Thai food within the last several months, and my sodium levels are way down! Swapped parsley for cilantro as I suffer from the soapy gene. Thanks for the push, lady. © 2020 Condé Nast. I know what you mean about cookbook overload, but I really think this one is worth it. As you begin to dial back on the summer … I made this today, after seeing the recipe last weekend. Subscribe to our email updates, and follow along on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and YouTube. Red Chief lentils and other more recent lentil entries to the market are easier to find in specialty markets. Learn more, « Broiled Figs with Honey + Vanilla: An Easy Fig Dessert, Quinoa Bowl Recipe with Squash, Spinach and Cilantro-Lime Dressing ». I always keep a jar of red lentils in the pantry and knowing Ottolenghi, for sure his cookbook would contain some recipes with lentils, and it did. This is the only vegetarian meal my husband will eat. I think warm vanilla sugar sounds super yummy, too, so we’re even. How to Make Spicy Mayo Even Better (For Sushi and Beyond), Easy Side Dish: The Best Sautéed Mushrooms Recipe, Spinach Tortellini Soup: An Easy Tortellini Soup Recipe, Easy Vegetarian Ramen with Rich, Savory Broth, Best Lobster Roll Recipe: How to Make a Lobster Roll, Cilantro Sauce Recipe for Tacos, Nachos, and More, Boeuf Bourguignon: A Recipe to Welcome Fall, Fall Cocktail: The Apple Cider Moscow Mule, Healthy Comfort Food: Lentil Stew with Mushrooms + Spinach, Vegan Pumpkin Muffins with (ahem!) (Or pick them up through those Amazon links.). And fast to make. I dumped the whole can of coconut milk in while cooking to lessen the spiciness. Yup, I brazenly ignored my American spell-checker’s squiggly red lines under those chillis. This red lentil soup recipe, with curry powder, canned tomatoes, coconut milk, and cilantro, is a weeknight staple in my apartment. This recipe calls for medium curry powder, but it’s flexible. (and no - its never going to come out red like the pictures. Really quick, cheap, and easy and very flavorful. I went a little too crazy with the red pepper flakes and curry powder! When selecting lentils, make sure they appear dry and free of extraneous debris. Worked beautifully. Only suggestion is to tone down the acidic tomatoes by substituting a couple large tablespoons of tomato paste. Drizzle with reserved coconut milk and top with more cilantro. I also added half a teaspoon of chili powder and it gave it a great color and a little more complex flavor. Lentils are often categorized by their color, which can range from yellow and red to green, brown or black . To serve, lightly break up the rice with a fork and then add the lentils and most of the onions, reserving a few for garnish. I love lentils and I love that Yotam is your Yoda! The next time I make it, I would only double the onion, garlic and ginger and 1.5x the curry powder. Bring a medium pan of water to a boil. Tag us on Instagram at @umamgirl and use the hashtag #umamigirl. This is a simple dish with a wonderful, complex flavor If you can’t find fenugreek or asafetida, it’s okay to omit them. To revisit this article, select My⁠ ⁠Account, then View saved stories. Every single one of his recipes I’ve done has come out just great. I substituted about two tablespoons of tomatoes paste, as one of the other reviews suggested, and served it over spaghetti squash with naan. Serve with warm naan or tortillas. It’s lovely to meet a fellow Ottolenghi enthusiast in the U.K. Not that we’re exactly a rare breed, but still. Photograph: Colin Campbell for the Guardian. . Now I have a recipe to use them for! We're brimming with real talk about the things that matter most — family, food, home, and adventure — and I hope you'll love digging in. Doubled the onion, which took triple the time to brown. For the dal, I used rinsed Masoor dal that I had soaked for 20 minutes in warm water. You are fascinating! Maybe someday I’ll give it a try and report back. Good point, thanks. Some modifications in that I added all the coconut milk initially, and served it with both cilantro and avocado slices. My sister said she might murder me if I came back to the states with a British accent, so I won’t do that. Whatever. You kind of have to use your common sense to navigate the recipes, and then there will still be a few unanswered questions, such as this one. I served it with Malabari parathas that I got frozen at Trader Joe’s. If I ever make it to London, we must go eat there together! Definitely worth doubling the recipe and having leftovers for later in the week. Place the mustard seeds in a 5-quart Dutch oven or other pot with a heavy bottom, and cook over medium heat until they begin to pop. Nice for a winter evening. Going to try making it today with the leaves…I LOVE the flavour of fenugreek leaves, so i like to use them whenever I get a chance. Yummy! Recipes you want to make. LOL. For some reason I was really resisting watching it, but I’m glad I did. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium. If you can't find fenugreek or asafetida, it's fine to omit them. Like the other reviewers suggested, I doubled the amount of onion, garlic, ginger, and curry powder. This was really, really good, and the leftovers the next day were amazing. As in way too many. And I will most certainly be trying this recipe because it calls for about half of the spices in my pantry which I so need to use up. Hi, Jules! Hope you’ll give the recipe a try! (Problem is: I have too many cook books. This year with a curry powder, and both times with plenty of red chili flakes - most of my colleagues like it hot, but for the one that doesn't the avocado helps, and some sour cream smooths it out. But I have discovered that since I am a salt-a-holic, I need to go with spices, herbs, and anything else that will give flavor to my food other than sodium. Somehow though, like Gwenyth and Jude and all my other new neighbors with first-name recognition, Yotam strangely did not come out and introduce himself when I ate there, nor did he call me later just to chat. 3 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil. Ad Choices, tablespoons virgin coconut oil or extra-virgin olive oil, -inch piece ginger, peeled, finely grated, tablespoon medium curry powder (such as S&B), cup finely chopped cilantro, plus leaves with tender stems for serving, 13.5-ounce can unsweetened coconut milk, shaken well. Exhibit A: Ottolenghi spiced red lentils. But it still tastes great. Woohoo! Set aside ¼ cup coconut milk for serving and add remaining coconut milk to saucepan. It’s a very good, easy curry. Served with some toasted sourdough bread! Thanks for visiting! I have both his books and am intrigued by his recipes. Mix curry paste, curry powder, turmeric, cumin, chili powder, salt, sugar, garlic, and ginger together … I love this soup! We'll reshare our favorites. I haven’t tried this one though. I used Masoor dal, which is tiny, and rinsed excessively (like 10 times.). I am the teensiest decade older than you, but whatevs…. To serve, divide soup among bowls. I substituted the water with vegetable broth, and since the coconut milk is unsweetened....(this will sound weird) but I added a 1/2 C. of golden raisins, and then let the whole thing simmer. Mine turned out very different--more orange than red and a LOT spicier, but still very delicious! Lentils and tahini have long held a place in my heart, but I had never tried them together until my eyes were opened to the world of Ottolenghi this winter. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement (updated as of 1/1/21) and Privacy Policy and Cookie Statement (updated as of 1/1/21) and Your California Privacy Rights. Put the eggplant roll seam-side down in the lentil sauce and repeat with … Stir in the butter, lemon or lime juice, and cilantro. Add the lentils and their soaking water, the tomatoes, honey, fenugreek, and salt, and stir to blend. I used a can of mild RoTel tomatoes because that’s what I had. I made it with a curry paste. I LOVE Ottolenghi. Set the cilantro aside. Hi, Tanya. Late September birthdays are the best. Turned out great!! The red lentil and coconut sauce is creamy and spicy at the same time and the aubergine make this dish substantial enough to make it a complete meal. It’s both filling and healthy, meaning … They are very rebellious about eating healthy food, so that is saying a lot. This red lentil recipe is just the kind of healthy comfort food this site was founded on, even if I didn’t realize its proper place here until recently. Add the onion, garlic, ginger, and olive oil. Be prepared to pay as much as $7.00 a pound for some of the rarer offerings. It’s pretty magical. Ottolenghi’s Lentils with Roast Eggplant, Cherry Tomatoes and Yoghurt. 1½ tbsp red curry paste (or more if you like it spicier) 1¼ cup (250 g) dried, red lentils. Do you know that series? Love your picture of the dish: gorgeous! I smashed them up a bit in my mortar and pestle before tossing them in. I used 1 medium boneless, skinless chicken breast diced and sauteed with all of the spices and the oil. Its a variation on a Masoor dal curry, so if you reduce the water/liquid, you have a curry ready to pour over rice. Pile the rice high on a serving platter and top with the remaining onions. This is a simple dish with a wonderful, complex flavor. No, you need say no more. Serve hot, with the hot tomato sauce. Dinner in no time! P.S. 2 stalks lemongrass, lightly crushed. I love that post as I have probably said ad nauseam–my next blog post is adapted from a recipe in the other cookbook–though think I like Plenty more! Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes. Here are some of the most common lentil types: Brown: These are the most widely eaten type. I think this is a must have anyway…) I’ve been discovering all sorts of new inspirations for that kind of cooking and eating, but I can’t think of a better one than Yotam Ottolenghi. First of all, I love that you love Ottolenghi. We'd love to see! Well, to start out, I have lost a great deal of weight. Add about 1/3 of the onions and cook for 5 … Drizzle with reserved coconut milk and top with more cilantro. It’s such a teensy amount, so it won’t make or break the dish, I don’t think. Mine didn’t come out as red as these pics. Don’t be intimidated by the long ingredient list and the few unusual ingredients. The only substitution I made was swapping out the water for chicken broth, however, next time I think I'd grate the ginger. Now I need to hunt down some fenugreek leaves and see what changes. You and I must have birthdays very close to each other. To revisit this article, visit My Profile, then View saved stories. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium high heat. I was tempted to puree but glad I refrained. Last year, I made this for our teacher's Friday meager meal (during Lent) and it was so popular I am making it again! (I am married to a sci-fi geek ). But the spellings are kind of fun. In exchange, I’ll promise to take you there! Makes it feel like such a genuine expression of a person’s point of view. Made this recipe tonight and it's definitely going into our rotation. Restaurant recommendations you trust. I think you’d like Forks Over Knives. ), Delicious, easy, healthy recipe. Please advise. How would you rate Curried Lentil, Tomato, and Coconut Soup? Let cool; cover and chill. Hi all! I made this for dinner on a whim tonight. Season soup with more salt and pepper if needed. Hi, Rachel! But for us, it’s about exploring the incredible variety of lusty, gorgeous vegetables, fruits, legumes, nuts, and whole grains that both taste wonderful and make you feel fabulous. All rights reserved. Really great flavor! In this vegetarian main inspired by Indian dal, lentils are cooked with an aromatic blend of Thai spices — fresh ginger, turmeric, red curry paste … Yum. Very versatile dish. Add garlic, ginger, curry powder, and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 2 minutes. I went lighter on the oil, so when I added in all the dry spices, the mixture started sticking to the bottom of the pot a little bit but that was perfect for deglazing with a bit of water. I think a lot of people, whether or not they’re really into food, tend to think of a heavily plant-based diet in terms of deprivation. He and his restaurants are not vegetarian — but man, does that guy have a way with vegetables. peel from 1 … I also enjoy all your Britishisms, from sweetcorn to goat’s cheese to chilli with 2 Ls. I am a huge fan of Ottolenghi and as fas as I know he is a genius when it comes to combining flavours! Because he’s such a genius at balancing flavors, I actually cook from this book often, as opposed to most cookbooks, which I may refer to occasionally and mostly just enjoy having in my general vicinity. I used fresh tomatoes instead of canned ones, and let it all simmer for a solid ~40 minutes. They are very different in flavor and I wouldn’t want to substitute one for the other. I use ginger powder when I don't have fresh on hand, and I've had it with and without the cilantro and lime juice (better with, but still good without). I don't think I changed the recipe a lot but I think that tweaking to make your own is what is so good about the world of cooking! I’m Carolyn Gratzer Cope, and Umami Girl is your guide to a life well-lived. Bring 3 cups water and lentils to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high. Source: Ottolenghi The Cookbook by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi Your email address will not be published. I still haven’t seen Forks Over Knives. I just read your bio on Fudo, and it reminds me of how much fun we had teaching sign language to our older daughter with the Signing Time DVDs (back in the day when they were just starting up). Meanwhile, finely chop the cilantro (including stems), onion, and garlic, and grate the ginger. I’ve heard so much about Plenty and I really think I may buy it. Every single recipe I’ve ever made of his is a big hit with my family. Or you can use the creamy white urad dal and pale yellow mung dal that Ottolenghi recommends to give it the contrast of texture and color. To serve, divide soup among bowls. Also, if I may say so, this would make another pretty spectacular use for them. Yup super tasty and one of the easiest recipes I've ever made. Family loved it with a salad. That makes a lot of sense. I bet I could even find the unusual spices at a local store. This red lentil recipe is no exception – it sounds absolutely delicious! Saute in instant pot, 6 minutes pressure, 10 minutes release. The original recipe didn’t specify seeds or leaves. Dumped the whole coconut can in. Drain and spread in an even layer on a small baking sheet; chill 30 minutes. To be honest I’m not familiar enough with fenugreek to be able to say how things would’ve been different with the leaves. You’ve included fenugreek in the ingredients…is that fenugreek leaves or fenugreek seeds? Food Stylist: Monica Pierini. Oh and I believe the fenugreek in this recipe refers to the leaves because if they were the seeds you’d probably toast them with the mustard seeds first. Hi Anna, you’re way too kind. I didn't have any cilantro so used dried parsley with mint garnish. I had exactly thirty minutes between meetings to gather the ingredients, chop, and get into an instant pot. The raisins were just the little bit of sweetness that I wanted, along with the heat. Serve with lime wedges. Will definitely make this again. I’ve recently acquired the new Ottolenghi book Simple. Just chop, chuck it in and then let summer as you clean up the kitchen and set the table. I want to like them, but it’s a texture thing. In a small bowl toss sliced onion with vinegar and sprinkle with a pinch of salt. Taste for seasoning and adjust accordingly. Home » Recipes » Beans + Lentils » Ottolenghi Spiced Red Lentils, October 1, 2011 / Updated Jun 04, 2020 / by Carolyn Gratzer Cope / 30 Comments. UG is a lifestyle site for curious, thoughtful people who seek to make every day a little special and have a great time doing it. Add the ground coriander, cumin, turmeric, paprika, and curry leaves, and continue cooking, stirring frequently, for 3 minutes. Plus, the book has sort of a squishy pillow-top situation for a front cover, so you could always sleep on it if you run out of room…. 1 medium onion, diced. Beans + Lentils gluten free, vegan option, vegetarian, Welcome! Cover, reduce heat to low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, until lentils have split and are mushy, about 30 minutes. Red lentils are extremely healthy and a great substitute for meat. Thanks, Denise. I think this is an excellent use for your new red lentils. More than just valuable recipes, I get to develop my vocabulary reading your blog too. 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