1-Pot Golden Curry Lentil Soup

A one-pot golden curry lentil soup is not only delicious but also easy to make. Here’s a simple recipe for you to try:


  • 1 cup dried red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • One onion, finely chopped
  • Three cloves garlic, minced
  • One tablespoon of fresh ginger, grated
  • One carrot, diced
  • One potato, diced
  • One can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • One can (14 oz) coconut milk
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Two tablespoons of curry powder
  • One teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • One teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon coriander
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Two tablespoons of olive oil
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish (optional)
  • Lime wedges for serving (optional)


Sauté Aromatics:

In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped onion and sauté until it becomes translucent.

Add Spices and Aromatics:

Add the minced garlic and grated ginger to the pot. Sauté for an additional minute until fragrant.

Add Vegetables:

Stir in the diced carrot and potato. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Add Lentils and Spices:

Add the rinsed red lentils, curry powder, turmeric, cumin, and coriander to the pot. Stir everything together.

Pour in Liquid Ingredients:

Pour in the diced tomatoes, coconut milk, and vegetable broth. Stir well to combine.


Bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 20-25 minutes or until the lentils and vegetables are tender.


Season the soup with salt and pepper to taste. Adjust the spice level if needed.

Garnish and Serve:

Ladle the golden curry lentil soup into bowls. Garnish with fresh cilantro if desired. Serve with lime wedges on the side for an extra burst of flavor.


Serve the one-pot golden curry lentil soup hot and enjoy the comforting and flavorful bowl.

This hearty and aromatic soup is not only nutritious but also perfect for a cozy meal. Feel free to customize the vegetables and spices based on your preferences.

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