Fenugreek Lentil Curry

Fenugreek Lentil Curry

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 30 min Total Time 30 mins
Servings: 4
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Try this delicious lentil soup rich in protein! The fenugreek adds more flavor to this delicious soup! 



  1. Add lentils to a bowl and wash well. Add about 4 cups of water, turmeric powder to a large pot and cook until soft.

  2. Separate the leaves of the fenugreek from the stems, wash, chop, and keep it aside.

  3. Meanwhile, in a pan, heat oil and add 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds and, red chilies, cook for one minute. Add the chopped onions and saute until translucent.

  4. Add the green chilies and grated ginger, and cook for 30 seconds. Add the Fenugreek and the tomatoes and let it cook until the tomatoes are mushy and the fenugreek is soft.

  5. In another small pan, heat oil and the remaining teaspoon of cumin seeds along with the red chili powder.

  6. Pour both mixtures into the cooked lentils, mix well, and let it simmer for about 5 minutes and serve hot with brown rice!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 282kcal
Calories from Fat kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g16%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 53mg3%
Potassium 916mg27%
Total Carbohydrate 42g15%
Dietary Fiber 15g60%
Sugars 9g
Protein 14g29%

Vitamin A IU
Vitamin C 164 mg
Calcium 112 mg
Iron 17 mg
Vitamin D 0 IU
Vitamin E IU
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $ 2.97

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

Adapted from: mycookingjourney.com

Keywords: Lentils, Fenugreek, Onion, Tomato, Ginger
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