• 1 red onion
  • 1 sweet potato, the white variety of you can get them
  • Half an aubergine
  • 150-200g of red lentils
  • 2-3 tbsp curry paste of your choice
  • Extra fresh chilli's if you like it hot
  • 1 litre of vegetable stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cream for taste - although I prefer without
  • Rice, poppadoms and mango chutney to serve
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 inch fresh tumeric - grated
  • Half an inch fresh ginger - grated


  • STEP 1
    Chop and fry the onion until it's soft. Add the mustard seeds, tumeric, ginger and the chilli if you're using it. Fry for another few minutes. Add the curry paste.
  • STEP 2
    Chop the peeled potato and the aubergine into small pieces. Add the vegetables and the lentils, mix, then add the stock. Add the bay leaf. Bring to the boil then simmer until the potato is soft.
  • STEP 3
    Add more water/stock if it's getting to dry

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