Green lentil Rogan Josh curry

green lentil rogan josh curry

Green lentil Rogan Josh curry

Welcome back to Sandtondiet and to this week’s green lentil rogan josh curry recipe.

It has been raining and quite miserable here and as a result all I have felt like is a nourishing and warm bowl of lentils. This recipe hit the spot! The lentils cooked in the gorgeously fragrant rogan josh curry sauce to make a wonderfully delicious lunch.

However I have to be honest here. There was a bit of cheating with this recipe. For convenience I used a ready-made rogan josh spice mix. If you would like to try making your own spice mix or spice paste then check out this curry paste recipe from Jamie Oliver – Alternatively this spice mix recipe from Swathi’s recipes also looks gorgeous –

Lentils are really a great addition your diet. They are packed with fibre, vitamins and minerals and they therefore tick many healthy nutrition boxes. If you would like other lentil recipes to add to your repertoire the check out Coconut curried lentils  or Healthy and easy Mediterranean lentil salad. 

In conclusion, there is not much else to say about this recipe other than it’s absolutely delicious but above all you have to try it! This recipe for green lentil rogan josh curry is quick and easy and is super scrumptious.


The most irresistible green lentil rogan josh curry


1 Tbsp canola oil

½ large onion, finely chopped

1 large tomato, finely chopped

1 Tbsp korma spice mix

½ tsp ground ginger

1 tsp fresh garlic

1 tsp salt (or to taste)

1 cup green lentils

1 x 400ml can lite coconut milk

¾ c water

Slivered almonds to serve (optional)




  1. Heat the oil up in a pan and add the oil
  2. Add the onions, the korma spice mix and the ground ginger and sauté until the spices are starting to smell fragrant
  3. Then add the garlic and the chopped tomatoes and continue cooking for a few more minutes
  4. Lastly, add the rest of the ingredients and bring the lentil mixture to a low simmer
  5. Simmer the lentils on a low heat for 45 minutes until they are not crunchy anymore
  6. Serve with slivered almonds for some extra crunch
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