Curry Ginger Lentils

Candied ginger and curry infused lentils.


  • 1 cup lentils
  • 2-3 large tomatoes (or a handful of sundried tomatoes)
  • 1 yellow onion (diced)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 2 cubes candied ginger (minced)
  • 2-3 tablespoons curry powder
  • 2-3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 tablespoon salt


  • Sauté garlic and onion in a pan for 5 minutes on medium heat.
  • Boil lentils, bay leaves, and salt to taste in 2 cups of water for 30 minutes.
  • Add all other ingredients and continue boiling another 10 minutes.
  • Remove bay leaves and serve hot.

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Recipe submitted by Leslie Shages – Peace Corps Volunteer, Burkina Faso (2006 - 2008).

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