Easy, 10 min, Green Lentil (kitchari-style) Soup

Ingredients:

Serves 2-4

400ml tin of green lentils
1/2 cup coconut milk
1 1/2 cups filtered water or vegetable stock
2 cups of vegetables, for example celery, carrot, garden peas, green beans
2 tbsp ghee (or flax-seed oil, or coconut oil)
1 inch fresh grated ginger root
2 cloves garlic (optional)
1 tsp ground turmeric
½ tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp fennel seeds

To serve:

Fresh coriander, lemon juice

Method:

Sauté the fresh ginger and the spice mix into the ghee to release the flavours. Add the vegetables to soften for a few minutes, then add the coconut milk and filtered water and simmer for approx 6 mins. Add the lentils and continue to simmer until everything is heated through, approximately 3 mins.