Scrub or peel the carrots and dice them in to ½” pieces. Peel and dice the potato in to ½” pieces. Heat coconut oil in large saucepan over medium-low heat. Add garlic, ginger and onion and cook and stir until softened, about 10 minutes. Add diced carrots and potatoes and toss. Add red lentils and curry powder and toss again. Add salt, vegetable broth, stir and bring to a simmer. Simmer covered for about 25 minutes, until carrot, potato and lentils are all tender. Puree in blender or food processor and return to pan. Add coconut milk and heat through. Season to taste and serve with optional garnishes if desired.