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    450g/1lb Lentils

   1L/2pts Water

   1 teasp Salt

   1 teasp Turmeric (check ingredients label)

   1 Onion, chopped

   3 Garlic Cloves, sliced

   2 Chillies

   Cumin seeds to garnish




1. Wash the lentils well and check for any small stones. Place in a large saucepan together with the water, onions, salt, turmeric, garlic and the 2 whole chilies.


2. Bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 20 minutes until the lentils are soft.


3. To serve - transfer to a warmed serving dish, sprinkle with the cumin seeds and  serve very hot with plain boiled rice.


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