Crockpot Green Lentil Curry

This Crockpot Green Lentil Curry recipe has an earthiness from the curry and a sweetness from the tomato and is guaranteed to be a favorite in your home.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 3 hrs 30 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 45 mins
Servings 4 servings
Author Hostess At Heart


  • 2 cups green lentils rinsed and drained
  • 1 onion large diced
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • 2-3 carrots diced
  • 6 oz tomato paste
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 Tbsp Curry powder
  • vegetable oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped plus additional for garnish
  • tomato diced for garnish (optional)


  • Heat vegetable oil in a skillet, and brown diced onion. Add minced garlic and curry powder and cook for another 30 seconds. Transfer to a crockpot.
  • Add tomato paste, vegetable stock, carrots, and lentils, and stir to combine. Cover and cook on high for 3-1/2 hours or on Low for 6 hours. Stir occasionally.
  • Salt and pepper as needed. Stir in cilantro and garnish with additional cilantro and diced tomato.


This recipe serves 4 if served as a meal.  It will make 6 to 8 servings if served as a side dish.


Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 73g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1305mg | Potassium: 1470mg | Fiber: 31g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 6365IU | Vitamin C: 18.8mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 8.7mg
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