Red lentil curry with broccoli: A hearty recipe for students

If you're looking for a quick, easy and nutritious meal, this red lentil curry with broccoli is for you. Perfect for busy days, it provides the energy you need and is also budget-friendly.

Ingredients for 3 people

  • ½ onion
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 200 g red lentils
  • 1 tsp red curry paste (from the jar)
  • ½ can (400 ml) coconut milk
  • ½ l vegetable stock
  • 100 g broccoli
  • Salt, pepper, sugar

If you don't know which vegetable broth to use, try our recipe and make it yourself!


  1. Preparing the ingredients
    Peel the onion and dice finely. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a large pan and sauté the onion. Add the red lentils and red curry paste and sauté briefly.

  2. Cooking the lentils
    Add coconut milk and vegetable stock, bring to the boil and simmer for about 20 minutes until the lentils are soft.

  3. Preparing broccoli
    While the lentils are cooking, wash the broccoli and cut into small florets. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a pan and fry the broccoli for about 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Puree the soup and season to taste
    Remove 4 tablespoons of the cooked lentils from the soup and set aside. Puree the soup finely with a hand blender. Season with salt, pepper and a pinch of sugar and bring to the boil again.

  5. Serve
    Serve the soup in bowls and garnish with the broccoli florets and the reserved lentils.

Nutritional values ​​per person

  • Calories: 322 kcal
  • Protein: 18 g
  • Fat: 11 g
  • Carbohydrates: 37 g

Not only is this recipe quick and easy to make, but it's also high in protein and fiber to help keep you full and energized throughout the day. Ideal for a healthy lifestyle and perfect for the student budget!

Have fun cooking and enjoying!

Source: Lentil curry soup with broccoli recipe | LECKER

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