Serving size: 8oz

4 servings

Ingredients                                                              Quantity

Safflower oil                                                              2 tbsp

Cinnamon sticks                                                        2 each

Tomatoes, plum, chopped                                        4 each

Honey                                                                         2 tbsp

Coconut milk                                                              3 cups coconut milk

Kaffir lime leaves                                                      1 handful

Cilantro, chiffonade                                                  ½ bunch                                

Serrano chile, minced                                               2 each

Shallots, peeled                                                         8 each

Garlic, peeled                                                             6 cloves

Ginger, peeled                                                           2 oz    

Turmeric, peeled                                                       1 oz

Coriander, toasted & ground                                   1 tbsp

Cumin, toasted & ground                                         1 tsp

Red Lentils, soaked overnight                                 2 cups

Salt                                                                              3 tbsp

SCD hard boiled eggs                                               2 portions

Ready for deliciousness:

  1. Grab your food processor and combine and grind together the shallots, garlic, chile, ginger, turmeric, and spices to make the spice paste.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed pot and stir in the spice paste. Add the cinnamon sticks. Once they start to become fragrant add the tomatoes and honey
  3. Cook for 2 more minutes before adding coconut milk and lime leaf. Bring the contents to a boil and cover your pot.
  4. Let this simmer gently for 1 hour then add the red lentils. If needed, you can add water to cover the lentils. Continue to simmer for 10-15 minutes until they are tender.
  5. Season to taste, garnish with coriander and hard boiled eggs
  6. Serve and rejoice!