Recipes Non-perishable lockdown meals Eggplant and lentil curry
Eggplant and lentil curry

Eggplant and lentil curry


Fry onion, garlic and eggplant in oil until onion is translucent. Add cumin, ginger and chilli powder to pan and fry for 1 minute.

Add chopped tomatoes, puree, lentils and stock and leave to cook for 10 minutes. Add cherry tomatoes and cook for 10 minutes more.

Add coriander and serve with rice.


2 Tbsp vegetable oil

1 onion (chopped)*

3 garlic cloves (minced)*

1 eggplant (cut into chunks) or 1 cup frozen peas

1 tsp ground cumin

1 Tbsp fresh ginger (grated)*

1/4 tsp chilli powder

1 can chopped tomatoes

1 Tbsp tomato puree

1 cup red lentils

3 cup vegetable stock

1 handful of coriander (chopped)*

Serve with rice

*Can be swapped out for dried/ground versions

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