In a large stock pot, add oil and turn on heat to medium
Once the oil is heated up, add ginger, garlic, onion, and carrot and sautee until soft
Add turmeric and curry powder and mix to combine with the veggies
Add lentils and stir to combine, add vegetable broth, salt and pepper
Turn heat up to high and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to medium heat cook for about 40 minutes (or until lentils are soft)
Turn off heat and use either an immersion blender or pour soup in batches into blender to puree. Taste soup to adjust seasoning if needed.
*Optional: Add shredded up kale into soup
Stir in coconut milk and enjoy!