- 1 can coconut milk
- 1 cup lentils
- 2 cups water
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 2 Tbsp. olive oil
- 1 Tbsp. finely chopped peeled fresh ginger
- 2 chopped garlic cloves
- 1 Tsp cumin
- 1 Tsp ground coriander
- 1 Tsp tumeric
- 1 Tsp salt
- Wraps, lettuce, avo, and sweet chilli sauce to serve
Fry up the onion in a heavy pot, then add garlic and ginger. Cook for about a minute before adding the other spices and cook for another minute. Stir in the water, lentils, and coconut milk, then simmer stirring occasionally for about 20 minutes, until lentils are cooked.
Wrap up the mixture with some lettuce and sweet chilli sauce, or serve with rice.
Did you Know?
Learn to love ’em
- With high levels of soluble fibre, lentils lower your cholesterol level and reduce your risk of heart disease. NOt to mention keeping you “regular” (hehe)
- High fibre foods also stabalise blood sugar levels, trapping carbohydrates and slowing down digestion. This can be especially helpful for those with diabetes, insulin resistance or hypoglycemia
- Lentils are also a great source of folate and magnesium, which are big contributors to heart health.
- Of all legumes and nuts, lentils contain the third-highest levels of protein – great for vegans and vegetarians.
- Lentils are also a good source of iron, which transports oxygen throughout your body and is key to energy production and metabolism.
- Low in calories and virtually no fat!