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SuperValu The Happy Pear Quick Coconut Lentil Spinach Curry


From chickpeas to lentils, The Happy Pear have their finger on the tasty summer pulse for lunches and midweek dinners.

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 30 minutes


Serves: 4 people

  • 1 pinch Black Pepper
  • 400 ml Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 cloves Garlic
    finely chopped
  • 400 g Green Lentils
    or brown lentils, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tsp Ground Coriander
  • 2 tsp Ground Turmeric
  • 1 - Lime
    juice of half only
  • 1 - Onion
    medium size
  • 1 - Red Chilli
    deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 100 g SuperValu Baby Spinach
  • 1 portion SuperValu Fresh Ginger
    about half a thumb-sized piece, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp SuperValu Oil
  • 2 tsp SuperValu Paprika
  • 3 - Tomatoes
    cut into small bite-sized pieces
To Serve:
  • 4 portions Crusty Bread


1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large pot on a high heat.

2. Add the onion, garlic, chilli and ginger and fry for 5 minutes, stirring regularly, until the onion is starting to brown and the garlic is turning golden.

3. Turn the heat down to medium, then add the remaining tablespoon of oil, all the spices and the salt and pepper and cook for 2 minutes.

4. Add the chopped tomatoes and cook for 2 minutes, stirring regularly.

5. Add the lentils and coconut milk and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

6. Turn off the heat and stir in the spinach and lime juice. Serve with crusty bread on the side.

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