Curry Spiced Vegetable Loaf Recipe

Curry Spiced Vegetable LoafIngredients for Curry Spiced Vegetable Loaf:

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 or 2 cloves of garlic – peeled and pressed
  • 1 medium onion – peeled and chopped
  • ½ teaspoon chilli powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • 12 oz red lentils
  • 1 medium carrot – peeled (if necessary) and grated
  • 1 medium potato – peeled (if necessary) and grated
  • 14 oz canned tomatoes – undrained and mashed or 1 lb ripe tomatoes – peeled and mashed
  • ¾ pint vegetable stock
  • 3 medium or 2 large egg whites
  • 4 oz rolled oats
  • Black pepper

Method for Curry Spiced Vegetable Loaf:

  1. Heat the oil in a large pot/frying pan and add the garlic, onion, chilli powder, cumin, coriander and turmeric. Fry for 4 or 5 minutes until the onion is soft.
  2. Add the lentils, carrot, potato, tomatoes and stock and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat and cover. Simmer of about 30 minutes until the lentils are tender.
  3. Remove from the hob and allow to cool slightly.
  4. Put the egg whites into a bowl and beat until stick peaks are formed. Fold egg whites into the lentil mix.
  5. Stir the rolled eggs into the mix and season to taste with black pepper.
  6. Pre-heat the oven to Gas Mark 4 (180°C/350F).
  7. Spoon the lentil mix into a lightly greased loaf tin and bake for about 1 hour.

Serves 4 – Cut into slices and accompany with a mixed salad.

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