Curried Lentil Soup with Carrots

This warming soup can be made as a lentil dish to serve over rice, or as a simple soup. Adjust the cayenne to your taste. Top with a dollop of plain yogurt.

  • 1 ½ cup red lentils
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 carrots, diced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • ½ cup raisins
  • 2 T extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 3 tsp curry powder
  • 1/8 – ¼ tsp cayenne
  1. Saute onions and carrots in oil.
  2. Add lentils, water, raisins, and curry. Bring to a boil. Then simmer partly covered for 20-30 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and cayenne.

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