Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

a wonderful blend of spices to make a healthy dish.


  1. fry chopped onion and oil till onions are translucent.
  2. add ginger garlic, salt, chilli powder, turmerics, lentils, water, and tomatoes.
  3. cook 3 minutes.
  4. put in pressure cooker.
  5. after 5 whistles turn off cook.
  6. add celantro.
  7. cool 5 minutes.
  8. serve in fancy bowls.


Most Helpful

This is quick and easy to make, healthy and satisfying, and it tastes great, so it ticks all the right boxes for me. I used a brown onion, red lentils, vine-ripened tomatoes, 3/4 tsp of hot chilli flakes, 1 heaped tsp of ginger paste, 2 cups of vegetable stock, 1 cup of water, and the other ingredients as listed in the recipe. Cooking it on the stove top took around 20 minutes. I omitted the salt, adding a little to the finished dish along with some freshly cracked black pepper. We had it with Tilde (2 min) basmati rice and another dish from this site. Loved it!

Soobeeoz September 24, 2007

I turned this recipe into a soup and It was gone in a flash. I used powdered ginger and added chicken stock instead of water. I added extra liguid to make it soupy after the lentils were cooked. Serve right away with some grilled flat bread and a garlic yogurt cucumber sauce and you have a meal for a cold winters day. I plan to make this again and again.

drcoals2005 September 19, 2007

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