Red Lentil Bread

Savor the rich flavors of Red Lentil Bread, boasting protein-rich lentils and aromatic spices.
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 2 hours
Course Appetizer, Bread, Snack
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4



  • 2 Cups Red Lentils (Masoor Dal) soaked for 1/2 - 1 hr
  • 2 Tablespoons Psyllium husk
  • 2 Tablespoons Flax meal (powder) Optional
  • 1-2 Tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Tablespoon Baking Powder

Vegetable Options

  • 2-4 cups Greens finely chopped
  • 2 Carrots finely diced
  • 1 medium Zucchini finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup bell peppers finely diced
  • Herbs like Cilantro, Parsley, Rosemary, Dil, Fennel, etc.,
  • Flavoring options - Mix & match 2 Tablespoon each

Seeds & Nuts (2 Tablespoons each)

  • ⁠Dry roasted cumin seeds
  • Dry roasted fennel seeds
  • Sesame seeds
  • ⁠Sunflower seeds
  • Pumpkin seeds
  • Hemp seeds
  • Chia seeds
  • ⁠Jalapeños or green chilies finely diced, to taste


  • Grind soaked lentils in a food processor or blender or with a stick blender to a thick batter like a thick bread batter. Set aside.
  • ⁠Prepare  greens & veggies. Add flavourings. ⁠Mix well to combine.
  • Line loaf pan with parchment paper.
  • Add baking powder . Mix well using cut and fold technique. Do not overmix. Pour into load pan immediately. Or roll into buns. Bake ...or an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Bake at 350 for 45 mins to 1 hr.
  • Cool completely before cutting into slices.
  • Serve slices after toasting.
  • Serve with avocado slices or hummus or tomato & basil, as open face sandwiches.
Keyword Plant-based, Lentil, Bread, Vegan, Protein-rich, Gluten-free, Nutritious, Healthy, Fiber-rich

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