SW recipe: Spiced red lentil soup


  • For The Soup:
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 2 tsp panch phoran spice mix (see tip)
  • 1.5 litres boiling vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp paprika, plus extra to serve
  • 1 tbsp tomato purée
  • 200g dried red lentils
  • 200g can chopped tomatoes
  • Juice of ½ small lemon
  • A small pack fresh coriander, roughly chopped, a few sprigs reserved to garnish

For The Spiced Yogurt:

  • 6 tbsp fat-free natural Greek yogurt
  • A pinch of turmeric
  • 1 small garlic clove, crushed


  • Put the onion, carrot, chilli, panch phoran spices, 3 tbsp stock and some seasoning into a large non-stick pan over a low heat. Cover and cook for 5 minutes. Uncover the pan and stir in the paprika and tomato purée, followed by the rest of the stock, the lentils and the tomatoes. Bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 20 minutes or until the lentils are soft.
  • Meanwhile, mix the spiced yogurt ingredients in a small bowl and add salt to taste. Set aside.
  • Pour half of the soup into a large bowl and blend until smooth with a stick blender (or use a food processor). Bring back to the boil and stir in the lemon juice and most of the coriander.
  • Ladle into mugs or bowls and add dollops of spiced yogurt. Sprinkle with the extra paprika and garnish with coriander sprigs to serve.


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