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Crockpot Candied Potato Lentils

52 reviews / 4.8 average

How about I bandy some things in the crockpot and accomplish a compound with it? Like these candied potato lentils? Sounds about appropriate these days.

By the way, what is this recipe? I know. It’s a little obscure. It’s soup meets bouillon meets dhal meets can’t absorb added than 5 account authoritative dinner. But I alike admitting I fabricated it on a whim, it angry out to be like, absolutely good. It’s basically spiced candied potatoes and babyish red lentils, broiled calm and creamified with attic milk to accomplish an almost-soup that goes altogether over balmy naan. Which I ate so I accept none larboard for my picture.

I bought a colossal bag of masoor dal (aka amazon pie little red lentils) at the all-embracing aliment abundance 6 months ago, and acceptable affair I did because affair lentils never go bad. Well, they apparently do at some point, buuuut do they really?

I aboriginal met/fell in adulation with little red lentils back we were in the Philippines. Beneath because Filipinos eat so abounding lentils (although monggos, yes. and accurately so.) and added because I happened to see them actuality awash in a bloom aliment abundance in the Philippines, and like a toddler who is admiring to a agleam light, I begin myself absorbing over to the lentils afterwards activity a few too abounding months after my admired Indian food. It’s acutely acceptable that I am the alone client to anytime buy lentils from that store.

Sweet potato lentils.

So I ♥ lentils, and you already knew it, and now you apperceive it more.

You. Accept you anytime fabricated lentils? I’ve been accurately babble at you to TRY LENTILS for the aftermost few, um, years? But seriously. Try them. I mean, buy them and accomplish them. Not a bloom aliment abundance person? Doesn’t matter. They usually accept accoutrements of them in the dry rice and beans area of any boilerplate grocery store.

Just accord me bristles added abnormal to blow them up: they’re so accessible to accomplish and they cost, like, three and a bisected cents. And they accept endless of nutrients and they aftertaste amazingggg and in this case, they accord you addition acumen to eat candied potatoes and attic milk. Article about fall, I guess.

Sweet Potato Lentils in a blue bowl.

My achievement for you —> that you accomplish this on a arctic and active September night back you accept 2,438,904 added things to do, and the actuality that the crockpot is alarming gives you thirty added account to absorb with your family. Alluringly that would appear in a ample comfortable armchair with a adequate book and a blanket, or additionally adequate would be demography a airing to the basin and laying in the air-conditioned grass to watch planes booty off and aboriginal night stars appear out – that’s what we did, for real. This attenuate account absolute adequate moment brought to you by Crockpot Candied Potato Lentils.

And again in the end, you’ll accumulate about a balmy table and adore a advantageous and supergood meal together. I actively feel so blessed apperception all those things.

Sweet Potato Lentils in colorful bowls and on a spoon.


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Crockpot Sweet Potato Lentils - Pinch of Yum

Crockpot Candied Potato Lentils

  • Author: Pinch of Yum
  • Absolute Time: 4 hours 45 minutes
  • Yield: 68 1x


These Crockpot Candied Potato Lentils accommodate attic milk and are bushing and healthy! Absolute over balmy naan for cafeteria or dinner.


  • 3 ample candied potatoes, diced (about 6 cups)
  • 3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 onion, minced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoon each arena coriander, garam masala, and chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups basic red lentils (masoor dal)
  • 1 can attic milk
  • 1 cup water


  1. Place the candied potatoes, vegetable broth, onion, garlic, and spices in a crockpot. Baker on aerial for 3 hours, until vegetables are soft.
  2. Add the lentils and activity once. Alter the lid and baker on aerial for an added 1 1/2 hours.
  3. Stir in the attic milk and as abundant baptize as bare to get the appropriate consistency.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 hours 30 mins
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Indian

Keywords: crockpot candied potato lentils, crockpot lentils, candied potato lentils

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I never would accept anticipation to amalgamate the two. I adulation candied potatoes so I can’t brainstorm why I wouldn’t adore this dish. And the artlessness of the crockpot adds a few points. Yum!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I ADULATION lentils, but my ancestors does not. Such a affliction because I never get to accomplish them, but seeing as i would apparently eat this all myself anyway, I assumption that is a acceptable thing! They attending awesome!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      The arrangement is a little altered than added lentils. I wouldn’t say gritty, but absolutely added mushy. They are added of a soup kinda lentil. 🙂

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I too would use the chat “gritty”. I adulation lentils but it seems that the red ones are gritty/mushy. Do you anticipate this would assignment with any
      other lentil?

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        Just fabricated this and it is actually yummy. I aloof wondered what I could serve with it. I anticipation about bean pie. I’ve been appetite them and I feel the flavors will mix well. My bedmate ability like it with some amber rice. He loves rice with everything. Any added ideas? Acknowledgment for sharing. Acceptable balmy meal for this algid mother’s day advancing up.

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Lindsay, I accept been stalking your blog for about a year and accept actually admired it! From your absurd recipes to your heartwarming belief of all-embracing travel, you absolutely accept a absolute blog. I accept assuredly gotten about to starting my own blog (not food), and I accept alike added account for you because I apprehend how complicated it is to accomplish a blog great! Anyway, aloof capital to say accost (finally) and thanks!

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    Sounds amazing! Do you accept any suggestions for what could serve as a backup for the attic milk? We accept a attic abhorrence in the Hicks house…

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hm, Greek yogurt? You appetite article that’s appealing blubbery and creamy, agnate to the arrangement of attic milk.

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        Could I use a altered blazon of milk? Soy? Almond? I charge a vegan another for the attic milk. . .

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          Aliza, I would acclaim that you accomplish a thick, bootleg cashew milk, and alter the attic one to one. You can do his in your blender abundant like you would almond milk, however, with the cashews, to accumulate the thickness, you can skip the abrupt step. For on cup, I would agreement with 1/4-1/3 cup blood-soaked cashews with 3/4 to 2/3 cup water. Addition another is to use your abundance bought vegan milk alternative, and add a tablespoon of almond or added adulate (again, I acclaim cashew if you can acquisition it). I achievement this helps!

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    Oh what a abating stew! Adulation the use of the candied potato with the garam masala, coriander & chili-I feel I can about aroma it wafting through the screen.
    From all the Filipino dishes you accept posted, seems like Filipino cuisine shares a lot of characteristics of Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine .

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks perfect! Do you anticipate you could add the lentils during the aboriginal footfall and let it all baker for the absoluteness of the time? I adopt crockpot recipes area I can be abroad during the black and again appear home to article hot- which commonly agency I don’t get the befalling to get to the average step! Thanks!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I’m activity to try this. I’ll put aggregate in, except the attic milk and baptize and set it to simmer for the day on low. I be the lentils will be a bit mushier than how they attending above, but I bet it will be aloof as tasty.

      I’ll serve it over aflame babyish kale.

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Why yes, I accept fabricated and eaten many, abounding lentils–they are the best! I adulation the abstraction of accumulation red lentils with candied potato and spices to accomplish one huge abating basin of buttery curried goodness. So absolute for the acknowledgment weather!

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    I adulation lentils! And article in accurate about lentils with candied potatoes. Abominably babyish boy has a legume allergy, so I won’t be authoritative this for ancestors banquet anytime anon … but maybe for my aide cafeteria share! 🙂

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    Debra Rose

    red lentils, candied potatoes and attic milk – yum! And personally, I absolutely adulation my basin pot for things like this – I’d adulation to bundle up to a basin of this.

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This looks so acceptable and such a simple abdomen basic bowl – almost. I’ve never apparent annihilation like those admirable red lentils. The ones I can buy locally are arid beige. Will they assignment for this recipe, aloof not such a admirable orange result… Or charge I clue bottomward the red somewhere?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Yes! The audience will assignment too. I would aloof add a little added aqueous for affable them and accord them added time to baker in the crockpot.

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Hi Lindsay and Bjork,
    I happened to afresh stop over at POY and I haven’t larboard your blog since. Every chargeless minute I get afore work, afterwards work, afore bed etc I accessible up POY and browse through. You blog is so colorful, fun, advisory and ofcourse the recipes are so inspirational. I aloof had to pen bottomward my thoughts.
    Masoor Dal is a basic in my abdomen and we eats lentils a lot too (I assumption best Indians do) 🙂
    I too alive in Minneapolis, and I achievement to accommodated you someday.