Split Red Lentils (1kg)



Split red lentils are a type of lentil that have been hulled and split in half. They are a staple in many cuisines around the world, particularly in Indian, Middle Eastern, and Mediterranean cooking.

Split red lentils are often used to make soups, stews, and curries as they cook quickly and become soft and creamy when cooked. They have a mild, earthy flavor and a slightly sweet taste, making them a versatile ingredient in many dishes.

Split red lentils are also a great source of plant-based protein, fiber, and essential vitamins and minerals, such as iron, magnesium, and folate. They are low in fat and calories, making them a healthy addition to any diet. Additionally, they are gluten-free and suitable for individuals who follow a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free diet.

Here’s a recipe for a simple and delicious red lentil soup:


  • 1 cup split red lentils, rinsed and drained
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 4 cups vegetable broth or water
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Optional: chopped fresh cilantro and lemon wedges for serving


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes until softened.
  2. Add the garlic, cumin, and coriander and sauté for another 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  3. Add the lentils and broth or water and bring to a boil.
  4. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the lentils are soft and the soup has thickened.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve hot with fresh cilantro and a wedge of lemon, if desired.

This recipe can easily be customized by adding your favourite vegetables or spices. Enjoy!