Wash the lentils in cold water until the water runs clear and set aside
Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat, add onions and garlic and cook until soft and translucent, about 3-5 minutes. Add curry paste, curry powder, turmeric, cumin and salt and mix together until the onions are well coated and fragrant.
Add the red lentils, sweet potatoes, Imagine Soup and 2 cups of water. Bring mixture to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes, allowing the sweet potatoes to cook and the red lentils to thicken thicken.
Serve with fresh cilantro over white rice, if desired.