Red lentil and spinach curry with tamarind and turmeric
This red lentil and spinach curry is inspired by healthy Indian home cooking. Creamy lentils dissolve into a stew of savory tomatoes, fresh spinach and tangy tamarind spiced with mustard seeds, cumin and antioxidant-rich turmeric.
- 1/2 cup red lentils
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1-inch piece ginger
- 1 yellow onion
- 1 small sweet potato (6 ounces)
- 2 Thai red chiles
- Indian spice blend
- 8-ounce can diced tomatoes
- 1 ½ tablespoons tamarind paste
- 2 cups spinach
- ¼ cup Greek yogurt
*Peel onion and dice.
*Peel sweet potato and dice into 1/4-inch cubes.
*Thinly slice chiles. (Deseed for less spice.)
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