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Serves 6

Simple nutritious Indian recipe

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  • 1 onion ,chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric, ground coriander, ground caraway seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1 1/2 red lentils, washed
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves


    1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil, fry onions for 5 minutes, add garlic fry for 1 minutes and all the spices, and seasoning.
    2. Placed washed red lentils and water bring to boil and then simmer for 30 minutes, stirring constantly . Add purée .
    3. Last add coriander leaves cook for 5 more minutes.

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18th Feb, 2016
Left out the chilli powder and the family really enjoyed this (daddy wanted chilli though) Thankyou
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