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lentil soup recipe


Servings 4


  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 2 sticks Celery finely chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 inch Ginger grated
  • 1 tbsp Black Onion Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek
  • 1 cup Red Lentils
  • 1 tbsp Stock Powder
  • 1 litre Boiling Water
  • 5 heaped tbsp Fresh Coriander finely chopped


  1. Heat the oil up in a large saucepan.

  2. Add the ginger, garlic and celery. Stir then leave for a few minutes.

  3. Add the black onion seeds, cumin, turmeric and fenugreek then stir well and leave for a few minutes. 

  4. Add the red lentils and stir, then add the stock powder followed by the boiling water. Stir well then cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes until the lentils are soft. 

  5. Add the chopped coriander and stir well.