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Lentil Curry with Okra

Lentil Curry with Okra

A spicy and satisfying green lentil curry recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 615 kcal


  • 1 cup green lentils
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 hatch chile peppers seeded and diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 Tbsp Gourmet Garden ginger
  • 1 15- oz can diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1/2 cup light coconut milk
  • 2 cups fresh okra chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Cilantro


  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium high heat. Add onion, chiles and garlic and cook until vegetables begin to soften, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add in cumin, turmeric and curry powder.
  3. Stir in the tomato paste, ginger, diced tomatoes and chicken stock. Bring mixture to a boil.
  4. Add lentils. Reduce heat and simmer for about 20 minutes or until lentils are al dente.
  5. Stir in coconut milk, okra and salt & pepper. Continue simmering for 10 more minutes or until okra is done.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Lentil Curry with Okra
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 615 Calories from Fat 288
% Daily Value*
Fat 32g49%
Sodium 269mg11%
Carbohydrates 68g23%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 28g56%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.