Slow Cooker Mild Curry Split Black Lentils


Mild, creamy split black Indian lentils.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 hrs
Total Time:
5 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 6 cups water

  • 1 ½ cups split black lentils

  • ½ small onion, chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 2 teaspoons white sugar

  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt

  • 2 teaspoons curry powder, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder

  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger root, chopped

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream


  1. Combine water, lentils, onion, garlic, sugar, salt, curry powder, turmeric, and ginger root in slow cooker.

  2. Cook on High for 5 hours. Stir cream into lentils until warmed through.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

189 Calories
6g Fat
24g Carbs
10g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 189
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 4g 18%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 494mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 11g 40%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 10g
Vitamin C 2mg 12%
Calcium 41mg 3%
Iron 3mg 17%
Potassium 384mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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