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Ginger Coconut Lentil Soup

Ginger, garam malasa and coconut give this hearty soup soul. It can be blended or not, whichever you prefer. Top with yogurt and sriracha!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6 Cups
Author Kath Younger


  • 1.5 cups brown dry lentils
  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 large sweet potato diced
  • 3 carrots diced
  • 3 celery stalks diced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp minced ginger
  • 1 heaping tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp coriander


  • Heat a pot to medium-high and add a bit of olive oil.
  • Cook veggies for about 5 minute, stirring as needed.
  • Add garlic and ginger, stir and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add coconut milk, water, lentils and spices.
  • Bring to just below a boil and then reduce to low and simmer for 30 minutes covered. Keep your eye on it and add a bit more water if necessary.
  • Allow to cool slightly and blend soup with vita-mix or stick blender, or just leave loose.