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Red Lentil Mushroom Masala with Coconut Cream

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Lentils are popular among vegetarians and vegans because they are high in protein and packed with minerals. They have a rich, earthy flavor and works well in many dishes. Lentils are also a wonderful meat replacement for vegetarian and vegan meals. We present our rich, earthy, vegan Red Lentil and Mushroom Masala with Coconut Cream.


  • 1 cup red lentils
  • 2 cups mushrooms
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 onion (medium)
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1/2 can coconut cream
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1/2 tablespoon Garam Masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon kasuri methi
  • 1/2 tablespoon turmeric
  • 1/3 teaspoon red chili powder (optional)
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 cups water (more if necessary)
  • sea salt
  • ground pepper
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    1. Heat the coconut oil and add the coriander seeds, garam masala, cumin, turmeric, red chili powder. Fry about 1 minute.
    2. Add chopped onions. Cook them until golden brown.
    3. Add the mushrooms and cook until all the moisture is gone. On medium-high heat let them caramelize a little for more flavor. Do not burn the spices.
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