Lentil curry

Lentil curry recipes

Fill up on a hearty vegetarian dinner with our top lentil curry recipes. Put those red, green or puy lentils to good use with chunky veg and aromatic spices.

281 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A storecupboard spice pot with red and green lentils, chickpeas and coriander. Serve with yogurt and naan bread

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Swap in different veg to this family-friendly curry, or add a can of chickpeas to make it chunkier. Kids can take it to school in a wide-necked thermos

40 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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98 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Our fast, cheap and healthy vegetarian lentil curry, is comforting and full of flavour. It's also low in fat and freezable for speedy midweek meals.

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
74 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An earthy spice pot that's low in fat and calories. Use your favourite curry paste along with mustard seeds, turmeric and coconut yogurt

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
640 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A comforting vegan one-pot recipe that counts for 3 of your 5-a-day! You can't go wrong with this iron-rich, low-fat, low-calorie supper.

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
14 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

This rich and comforting spicy lentil dish, topped with lightly curried vegetables, is delicious served with creamy yogurt and zesty lime

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
257 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This quick and easy vegetarian curry is perfect for a healthy weeknight dinner – with butternut squash, coconut milk, lentils and spinach

20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Combine spinach, harissa, yogurt and almonds with our basic lentils recipe to make this fabulous spinach dhal. Packed with nutrients, it's wonderfully healthy

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
151 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A hearty budget meal of spiced red lentils with butternut and tomatoes. Add coriander, cumin, turmeric and a dollop of mango chutney

55 mins
Easy
Healthy
25 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Eat all 5 of your 5-a-day in one delicious curry, served with brown rice and lentils. It's healthy, vegan, gluten-free and provides vitamin C and iron, too.

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

If you're eating gluten-free or dairy-free, try this delicious dhal topped with spicy cauliflower as a filling dinner or as a smaller side dish

35 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
15 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Try something new with this aromatic, vegetarian, tomato-based curry packed with boiled eggs and served with spiced basmati

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

For an easy curry night dish, try this one-pot baked dhal - packed with Indian flavours and topped with white fish fillets

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
33 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

This healthy veggie curry is diet-friendly and a great source of iron and fibre

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegan
24 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

You’ll love the ‘tarka’, which is the spiced butter that’s poured over this subtly flavoured Indian chickpea and coconut dhal. Serve with chutneys and pickles alongside

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
18 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Serve this tasty, healthy dhal as a vegetarian main meal or side dish. Adding tamarind to the lentils delivers fabulous sweet and sour flavour

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
31 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This super-satisfying, slow cooker curry is packed with iron and fibre. Serve with a choice of tasty garnishes to turn your simple supper into a warming feast

7 hrs and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
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