Originally I called this "spicy lentil soup" when I made it last year for a Sunday gathering with friends. People kept telling me it tasted like Korma, hence the new and improved name.
Everybody loved it best of all its quick, easy and freezes really well.
(£1.19, serves 6 - 20p/serving)
1. In a large saucepan combine the following and heat over low flame for 2-5 min, until soft.
2 tsp Oil
1 small onion
1 red pepper
2. Add the following and stir continuously to prevent burning for about a min
1 large carrot
1 tsp garlic paste
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp curry powder
3. Add the following and simmer for 10 - 20 min with a lid on, until lentils carrots are completely soft and lentils are dissolving.
1 stock cube
4. Blend with a hand blender * before adding:
50g coconut cream
It's all about STARVING STUDENT SURVIVAL! - Mags, x
*I have this £4 blender, it works great:
Tesco Wholefoods Red Split Lentils 1Kg £1.80 £0.45
Pataks Creamed Coconut Sachets 200G £1.20 £0.30
Tesco Everyday Value chicken stock cubes £0.10 £0.01
Tesco Ground Ginger 38G £0.60 £0.02
Tesco Everyday Value Curry Powder 50G £0.52 £0.05
Dorot Crushed Garlic 80G £1.00 £0.05
Tesco Everyday Value Carrots (18-20) £0.92 £0.05
Tesco Everyday Value Peppers £1.07 £0.20
Tesco Everyday Value Onions Pack £0.69 £0.05
Tesco Pure Vegetable Oil 1 Litre £1.39 £0.01