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indian lentil soup
Indian Lentil Soup {Gluten-Free}
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins

Simply the most incredible Indian lentil soup ever. Made with red lentils and the addition of apple to take things to the next level. Gluten-Free and Vegan.

Course: Lunch, Soup
Cuisine: gluten free, Healthy, Indian, Vegan
Servings: 6
Calories: 335 kcal
Author: Vicky Berman
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red chili diced
  • 2 carrots peeled and diced
  • 2 onions diced
  • 2 apples peeled and diced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried coriander
  • 1 1/2 cup red lentils
  • 6-7 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium to high heat and add the chili, carrots, and onions. Cook for about a few minutes until softened.. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute or until aromatic.
  2. Add the apples, ginger, cumin, red pepper flaked, turmeric, salt and coriander.
  3. Add the lentils and vegetable broth. Mix and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer uncovered for 20-30 minutes or until the lentil become soft. Mix occasionally.
  4. Once the lentils are cooked add the coconut milk bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  5. Optional - use and immersion blender or blender to make the soup smooth and creamy.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Adapted from Eat Good 4 Life

Nutrition Facts
Indian Lentil Soup {Gluten-Free}
Amount Per Serving
Calories 335 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Sodium 1355mg59%
Potassium 767mg22%
Carbohydrates 47g16%
Fiber 16g67%
Sugar 12g13%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 4030IU81%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 66mg7%
Iron 5.9mg33%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.