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Healing Green Lentil Bowl

There are some recipes which just have a soothing effect on your stomach which in turn has a healing effect on your mind. This is one of those recipes. It requires some extra effort with the sprouting of the green lentils but once you get that done, it's a piece of cake.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Soaking and Sprouting Green Lentils2 d
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Ayurveda, Healing, Lentils
Author: thedarktangerine


  • 1 cup Green Lentils
  • 1 large Sweet Potato Cubed
  • 1 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 bunch Spinach/ Swiss Chard Chopped
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tbsp Five spice blend Equal parts mustard seeds+fennel seeds+nigella seeds+fenugreek seeds+cumin seeds


  • Soak and sprout the green lentils using these instructions. Click here.
  • Boil the sweet potato cubes in 1/2 cup water for 5-7 minutes
  • Add the sprouts and the rest 1 cup water. Let the mixture cook for another 7-10 minutes.
  • Next add spinach/swiss chard and stir gently. Add water according to the amount of curry base you want. Cook for another 5-7 minutes
  • In a separate small heated pan, add ghee.Temper the five spice mixture till the seeds start popping.
  • Add this spice mixture to the cooking curry. Stir and let sit for few minutes
  • Serve with yogurt on the side