Coconut and lime lentils stew thing



… And yes I still can’t write these pre- recipe rambles like a real writer, and I kinda don’t care…..


1 tbsp groundnut or vegetable oil

3 shallots, finely aliced

3 cloves garlic, finely minced up

A little nugget of ginger peeled and minced

1/2 tbsp Panch Paran (it’s good in most things so go invest in it!)

Pinch o’ salt

Approx 2 1/2 cups of button mushrooms sliced in half

1 1/2 cups of red lentils

1/2 cup green lentils

1 tin chopped tomatoes

1 tin full fat coconut milk

1 1/2 cups vegetable stock ( or mushroom if you like?)

1/4 cup dessicated coconut

Juice of two limes

I tbsp coconut sugar ( or just sugar it’s okay to be cheap)

Sriracha hot sauce to taste, I went for 2 big tbsps


Saute the shallots and Panch puran in a the oil on a medium-high heat until you start to get a little colour on them, add the garlic, ginger salt and mushrooms and carry on sautéing until the mushrooms have gone tender and juicy. Add the lentils and give everything a good stir through, then add the tomatoes, stock, coconut milk dessicated coconut, and a little squeeze of the sriracha for now, you can add more toward the end. Bring to a boil for a few minutes then reduce to a simmer and cover, cook until your lentils are tender (I dunno, about 30 minutes?) Adding a little more water if you feel it’s needed. Then add the sugar and the lime juice , give a good stir then taste to see if it’s hot enough for you and keep adding hot sauce until your happy. Serve up and hopefully enjoy it too!



3 thoughts on “Coconut and lime lentils stew thing

  1. Hey, welcome back. I missed your blog. I make those sourdough choco chip muffins often though not the same way but with golden raisains coconut flour cardamom orange zest and whatever else never the same. I was hoping you’d be back.

  2. SO glad to see you back, even if it is only for a post. I still follow you in my RSS Feed Reader and you are still one of the best, most innovative vegan cooks around. Whatever you are doing, cheers for dropping back and giving us a lime and lentil hug and reminding us that you are seriously the U.K. king of delicious vegan food ❤

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