Curried Green Lentils

Curries are so good made with cashew milk.

Curried Green Lentils (Serves 2)

1 cup green lentils, sort for stones and wash well
1 small green Jalepeño pepper, diced
1 tablespoon avocado oil
1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
1/2 medium onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
4 tablespoons green curry paste
1 cup raw cashews with 1 cup purified water to make cashew milk
1 teaspoon ground turmeric
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 cups vegetable broth or purified water
1 tablespoon tamari
2 tablespoons maple syrup or 6 drops liquid stevia
1 lemon, juiced
Sea salt to taste
Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
1 cup frozen corn (optional)

SERVE OVER:

Cooked brown rice or cauliflower rice
Fresh cilantro can be used for garnish
Lemon or lime wedges on the side of each serving for garnish as well

Heat a large pot over medium heat. Add avocado oil, Jalepeño chili, ginger, onion and garlic. Sauté for 3-4 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Reduce heat and add green curry paste. Mix well. Sauté for another 2-3 minutes.

 

Then make cashew milk with cashews and purified water in a high speed blender. Blend on high speed for 60 seconds. Add cashew milk, turmeric, curry powder and pepper. Stir.

Add lentils, vegetable stock or purified water, tamari, maple syrup and lemon juice. Stir.

Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20-30 minutes or until lentils are tender. When lentils are soft, add sea salt to taste and a pinch of cayenne pepper if you want more heat. The curried lentil dish should be tangy and salty with a hint of sweetness and spice.

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