Curry Ramen with Miso Lentils Recipe. Spicy Curry flavored broth, vegetables, noodles, cilantro, basil and maple miso pepper lentils make this a must make vegan ramen. Vegan Gluten-free Soy-free Recipe
Cuisine: Gluten-free, Vegan
Author: Vegan Richa
1/4cupchopped onion or shallots
1tspcurry powder or 3/4 tsp garam masala
1/2tspground turmeric or use 1/2 inch fresh peeled turmeric root
1green chilehot or mild to preference (remove seeds to ontrol heat if needed)
1/4cuppacked chopped cilantro and some cilantro stems
2tspsambal oelek(asian chile sauce) or 1 tsp sriracha (reduce for less heat)
6 to 8oznoodles ramen or pad thai(I use brown rice pad thai)
2.5 to 3cupsof vegetableschopped small such as cauliflower, carrots, peppers, zucchini, mushrooms etc
2cupscoconut milkor use 1 14 or 15 oz can
1cupwater or veggie broth
1/2tspsalt or to taste
1/2tspsugar or maple or other sweetener
a good dash of Lemon juice
Miso maple lentils
1tbspmaple syrup or 1 tbsp water and 1 tbsp sugaruse 2 tsp for less sweet
1tspor more misoyellow or use chickpea miso to make soy-free
Blend the ingredients under curry paste in a small blender or processor, until coarsely crushed. Alternatively, mince the ingredients and mash them in a mortar and pestle.
Cook your noodles according to package instructions. Rinse in cold water and set aside.
Heat oil in a saucepan. Add the curry paste and fry for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add coconut milk, water, salt and longer cooking vegetables such as cauliflower, carrots peppers.
Bring to a boil and cook for 4 mins. Add broccoli and mix in. Taste and adjust salt. Add sweetener to preference.
Add a dash of lemon, add more water for more broth to preferred consistency,and simmer for a few minutes until the vegetables are tender to preference and broccoli is bright green.
Take off heat. Add to serving bowl. Add a generous serving of noodles. Garnish liberally with cilantro, basil, scallions or sprouts. Add some miso lentils.
Miso Maple Pepper Lentils:
Combine well drained lentils with miso, maple, and sesame oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add salt to taste and good dash of pepper and mix well to distribute the miso. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes. Serve over the ramen.
Variations: Use sliced mushrooms instead of lentils to make miso mushrooms. Cook the mushrooms in oil for a few minutes before adding the maple and miso.Use other non dairy milk for variation, and add coconut oil or sesame oil to the broth for flavor.Serve with rice or other cooked grains.Nutrition values are approx 1 of 3 Serves using Brown Rice pad thai noodles and lite coconut milk