Curried Lentil Smash and Egg Naan Breakfast Roll

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recipe by Tenina Holder

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 20mins
  • Serves icon
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If you are looking for a cafe style breakfast at home, this should definitely be on your list. Cue the coffee and you're away! good!

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recipe updated Jun 8, 2020


  • Onion icon
    2 (280g)
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
  • Fresh garlic icon
    Fresh garlic
    20g (about 2¼ tbsp)
  • Fresh chives icon
    Fresh chives
  • Green lentils icon
    Green lentils
    200g (about ¾ cup)
  • Green onion icon
    Green onion
    2 (30g)
  • Extra virgin olive oil icon
    Extra virgin olive oil
    22ml (1½ tbsp)
  • Curry paste icon
    Curry paste
    2 tbsp (33g)
  • Ground turmeric icon
    Ground turmeric
    2 tsp (5g)
  • Tomato paste icon
    Tomato paste
    50g (about 3⅛ tbsp)
  • Water icon
    350ml (1½ cups)
  • Lemon juice icon
    Lemon juice
    100g (about 3½)
  • Cream cheese icon
    Cream cheese
    200g (about ¾ cup)
  • Chili flakes icon
    Chili flakes
    1 pinch
  • Naan icon
    2 (354g)
  • Egg icon
    4 (200g)
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    1 pinch


  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon TM5
  • kCook icon Tm5 bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Work surface
  • kCook icon Frying pan

Step preview

  1. Add onion, garlic clove, fresh garlic, extra virgin olive oil and fresh chives to the TM5 bowl
  2. Fit TM5 bowl to TM5
  3. Chop - approx 4 sec, speed 5
  4. Cook - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 5
  5. Then add curry paste to the TM5 bowl
  6. Cook - approx 5 min, varoma, speed 1
  7. Then add green lentils, ground turmeric, tomato paste and water to the TM5 bowl
  8. Cook - approx 50 min, 100°C, reverse speed 1
  9. Then add lemon juice to the TM5 bowl
  10. Stir until combined - gentle stir
  11. Combine cream cheese, chili flakes and green onion with a clean small bowl then set aside
  12. Add naan to a clean work surface
  13. Pre-heat a clean frying pan - medium-high heat
  14. Add egg to the frying pan
  15. Fry until crispy
  16. To assemble, spread some of the cream cheese spread onto each naan, top with the lentil curry and a fried egg
  17. Season with sea salt to taste
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