Ingredients 1 onion، chopped 1 leek، chopped (see post about leeks) 3 garlic cloves، minced 1 tablespoon fresh ginger، grated 5 carrots، chopped (about 1½ cups) 1 cup red lentils، rinsed 4 cups water 2 bay leaves 1 lime، juiced ½ cup light coconut milk
Directions In a large soup pot over medium-high heat، add the onions and leeks and water saute، adding a tablespoon of water at a time، until softened.
Make a space at the bottom of the pan، add a tablespoon of water and add the garlic and ginger. Saute independently for about a minute or until fragrant. Combine everything.
Add carrots، leeks، lentils، water and bay leaves and cover. Bring to boil and reduce to simmer for about 20-30 minutes or until lentils are cooked through.
Stir in the lime juice and coconut milk. Puree desired amount of the hot soup in a blender to create creaminess and add back to the soup. You can control how chunky or creamy the soup is at this point.