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5 from 1 vote

Spicy Creamy Green Lentil Casserole

Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 19 oz pre-cooked canned green lentils unsalted if available or 3 cups dry green lentils cooked in 6 cups boiling water for about 15 minutes
  • 4 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp red chill paste
  • 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp ground Garam Masala
  • 1/4 cup vegetable or chicken stock
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream I used 15% cream
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp garlic butter optional
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • handful of freshly chopped coriander to garnish

Instructions

  • Heat large sauce pan on medium high and add olive oil.
  • Stir in immediately the tomato paste, chili paste, ground turmeric, ground Garam Masala for about 1 minute.
  • Stir in the garlic for about 30 seconds.
  • Add in the lentils and stir well for about 3 minute.
  • Pour in the chicken stock and stir for about 30 seconds.
  • Turn off heat, pour in the cream and stir for about 1 minute, cover and let it sit.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste (optional).
  • Sprinkle chopped coriander.
  • Serve hot with steamed white Basmati rice.