Spicy Pumpkin Lentils Recipe

    8 Servings


  • 3/4 Green Apple, Chopped
  • 1 Red Onion, Chopped
  • 3 cloves Garlic, Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Fresh Ginger, Grated
  • 1 cup Dry Lentils
  • 2 1/2 cups Vegetable Stock
  • 1/2 cup Pumpkin Puree
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 1 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Chili Flakes, Optional, can be reduced to taste or eliminated
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Cilantro and Chili Flakes, For garnish


  1. Sauté onions, ginger, garlic and apples in olive oil for 15 minutes or so on a low flame till apples and onions begin to turn golden brownish.
  2. Add in the lentils and stock.
  3. Stir in the pumpkin.
  4. Then season with the cumin, coriander, turmeric, chili and salt and pepper powder and flakes and bring to a boil.
  5. When it begins to boil, cover, lower heat and let simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and pepper flakes and serve warm.


Cooking Method:
Gluten Free
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Author: Shashi Charles
Recipe Yields: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 41
Calories 161

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 149mg
Total Carbohydrate 20g
  Dietary Fiber 8g
  Sugars 3g
Protein 7g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Shashi Charles

About Shashi

Shashi comes up with all sorts of happy, healthy treats on her blog, Savory Spin. She's our resident gluten free desserts fanatic, and things are gettin' yummy.