Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry (Diabetes & Phase 2)

Posted On March 14, 2014

curry with sweet potato and lentils

Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry


  • 1 cup dry lentils
  • 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed to bite-sized pieces
  • 1 ½ C coconut milk
  • fresh Thai basil, chopped, to taste
  • hot chili sauce, to taste (whichever brand you like)
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1 package curry spice (whichever hotness you want)
  • 1 green pepper, chopped (optional)
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  • Cook lentils in water according to package instructions.
  • While lentils are cooking, add sweet potato, coconut milk, basil, hot sauce, and curry spice to another pan. Bring to a simmer. Simmer until sweet potato is soft and fully cooked. Stir in the chopped green pepper, simmer a few minutes. Add the cooked lentils last. Let simmer another few minutes so the lentils can gain flavor. Serve alone or over rice.

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