Spiced Red Lentil Soup Recipe

Spiced Red Lentil Soup Recipe

A hearty and creamy red lentil soup with a pinch of spicy seasonings. This soup is full of plant-based fiber and flavors. It is a perfect choice when Read More
Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

30 Minutes


4 -6 People


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 1 piece of ginger, peeled & grated
  • ½ red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled & crushed into a paste
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • 150 g red lentils
  • 1-litre chicken / vegetable stock
  • ½ lime
  • Small bunch of fresh coriander



  • Natural Irish yoghurt and freshly chopped coriander
  • Sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper


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  1. In a small frying pan, toast the cumin and coriander seeds until lightly golden.
  2. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  3. Pour olive oil into a saucepan and sweat the onions until translucent and softened.
  4. Season with sea salt & freshly ground black pepper.
  5. Stir in the ginger and chilli and cook for 2mins. 
  6. Stir in the garlic, cumin & coriander seeds and cook for another 2mins.
  7. Add in lentils and stir well.
  8. Chop the stalks of the coriander and add to saucepan with the stock.
  9. Simmer for approximately 10mins, or until lentils are tender.
  10. Blend in a liquidiser until smooth. Add the juice of ½ lime and check to season.



Piping hot, with a dollop of natural Irish yoghurt and some freshly chopped coriander to garnish.


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