Fiery Red Lentil Yam Soup

Prep Time: 20 mins

Cook Time: 1-1.5 hours


Enjoy this versatile soup made with yams, sweet potatoes, or regular potatoes, allowing you to tailor it to your taste. You can also choose your spice level to make it as mild or spicy as you like. It’s a canvas for your creativity, offering a world of flavors in every bite.

Fiery Red Lentil Yam Soup with yoghurt and chillis

Fiery Red Lentil Yam Soup

This tasty HOT soup can be made with yams or sweet potatoes or potatoes. Increase the heat by adding more of the fiery spice blend of your choice.
Print Recipe
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine African & Levantine
Servings 8 Servings


Select your favourite Monsoon Coast fiery blend


  • Sauté onions in the olive oil until onions are translucent (about 10 minutes).
    2 medium Onions, 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Add garlic and ginger. Sauté for 2 minutes.
    2 tbsp Ginger, 2 tbsp Garlic
  • Add the hot Monsoon Coast Spice of your choice and Sauté for 2 minutes.
    2 – 5 tsp Ethiopian Berbere, 2 – 5 tsp Monsoon Coast Adobo Seco, 2 – 5 tsp Jamaican Jerk Rub, 2 – 5 tsp Durban Curry, 2 – 5 tsp Goan Vindaloo
  • Add the tomato paste. Cook 2 minutes.
    2 tbsp tomato paste
  • Add the lentils, yams, carrots, stock and salt.
    2 cups Red Lentils, 3 cups Yams, 4 whole Carrots, 7 cups Stock, Salt
  • Bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer. Cover and simmer the soup for about 45 minutes until everything is soft and starting to meld together.
  • Adjust seasoning. Process or blend the soup to make smooth. add more water if it gets too thick.
Keyword Hot, Vegetarian
Tried this recipe?Review To Let Us Know!

Leave a Comment

Recipe Rating