Sweet Curry Lentil Soup

A hearty, vegetarian soup filled with lentils, vegetables and bold, spicy curry flavors!

Course Main Course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Renata



  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion finely diced
  • 1 large carrot diced
  • 2 stalks celery diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2.5 tbsp sweet curry spice mix
  • 14 oz red lentils rinsed, drained and any bits removed
  • 5 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 13.5 oz can coconut milk shaken well
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup chopped kale optional
  • Chopped cilantro optional garnish



  1. In a large sauce pan, heat olive oil over medium high heat.
  2. Add onions and sauté till tender and starting to turn golden brown.
  3. Add carrots and celery and stir.
  4. Add in garlic and stir till fragrant, about 1 minute.
  5. Now add in the sweet curry spice mix. This will wake up all the beautiful curry flavors and make the whole kitchen smell delicious!
  6. Add in the lentils and stir till well combined.
  7. Slowly pour in the chicken broth. Stir thoroughly.
  8. Lower the heat to medium low and allow the soup to simmer till the lentils are softened, about 15 mins.
  9. Pour in the coconut milk and stir till well combined. Add in kale, if desired.
  10. Taste the soup and add salt and pepper to taste.
  11. If desired, garnish with cilantro before serving.

Recipe Notes

Can be cooled and stored in the fridge for up to 1 week in an airtight container.