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curried lentil and coconut soup. A deliciously spiced soup with sweet toppings to complement the spices. A fun and delicious soup for kids.
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5 from 4 votes

Curried Lentil Soup

A mildly spiced soup with delicious sweet toppings to complement the spice. 
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Indian Inspired
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 327kcal
Author: Amy


  • 25g (2 tbsp) butter
  • 1 onion (brown or white), finely chopped
  • 3 carrots, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mild curry powder
  • 130g (1 cup) red split lentils
  • 1 litre (4 cups) Vegetable or chicken stock (broth) * See Note 1
  • 400g (1 can) coconut milk
  • Desiccated Coconut & raisins to top (optional)


  • Heat the butter in pan. Add the onion and carrots and cook on a medium / low heat until softened. (around 10 mins)
  • Add the curry powder and cook, continually stirring, for a further minute.
  • Add the lentils, stock and coconut milk and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes (until the lentils are tender)
  • Puree and serve.



  1. If serving to a baby / young child reduce the sodium levels by using home made stock (broth), low sodium stock or mix half and half with water. 
Nutritional information is a ROUGH guide only, calculated using an online nutrition calculator. 


Calories: 327kcal | Carbohydrates: 25.6g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 10.8mg | Sodium: 448mg | Sugar: 3.1g