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Spiced Red Lentil and Carrot Soup



4 portion(s)


  • 1 brown onion, halved
  • 2 clove garlic, peeled, whole
  • 1 carrot, roughly chopped
  • 40 g coconut oil
  • 2 tsp Babas meat curry powder, add more if you like spice
  • 750 g water
  • 800 g tinned tomatoes, chopped, 2 x 400g tins
  • 2 tbsp Stock Concentrate (either veggie or chicken)
  • 120 g red lentils
  • leaves coriander, for garnish when serving
  • 6
    Preparation 2min
  • 7
  • 8
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      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Add onion, garlic cloves & carrot to the TM bowl.  Chop 5-6 seconds, speed 5. Scrape down.

  2. Add coconut oil (or equivalent) and saute 3 min, 120 deg (or varoma), speed 1.

  3. Add Babas meat curry powder and saute, 1 min, 100 deg, speed 1.

  4. Add water, tomatoes, stock concentrate & lentils.  Cook, 20 mins, 100 deg, Counter-clockwise operation reverse speed, 1.* by putting it on reverse, you have the option to keep the lentils whole if you wish

  5. Once cooked, you can serve as is with the coriander leaves as garnish, or you can blend the soup to a smooth conistency (as pictured).  1 min, speed 5, then increasing gradually to speed 9.


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This recipe uses Babas Meat Curry Powder - as made famous by Nikalene Riddle over at Skinnymixers Facebook Group.  You could create your own mix of spices, or use the spice list from the BCB "Moroccon Spiced Red Lentil Soup" if you wish.

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