A tasty and hearty soup with a little kick, enjoy.
1 T. Olive Oil
1 Lg. onion, chopped
2 tsp. garlic, minced
2 tsp. paprika
2 tsp. coriander
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. red chili paste
1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 135 oz can coconut milk
4 1/2 cups water
2 1/2 cups red lentils (rinsed)
2 tsp. lime juice
2 or 3 scallions, thinly sliced for garnish
salt to taste
- In large pot, saute onions in olive oil until translucent. Add garlic, paprika, coriander, red chili paste, chili flakes, and salt. Saute for 10-15 minutes.
- Add coconut milk and water. Bring to a boil.
- Add lentils. Simmer 20-25 min.,stirring frequently or the lentils will stick to the pan. Simmer until lentils are soft and soup has thickened.
- Add the lime juice and garnish with scallions.