Hagar's Lentil Dish
1 cup of dried lentils soaked for 1 hr and cooked for ½ hr
(Strain and preserve the cooking water)
¼ cup pure olive oil
1 medium onion chopped
2 carrots cut lengthwise and chopped
a handful of cauliflowers
2 cloves of garlic chopped
1 tsp gr cumin seed
1 tsp gr coriander seed
¼ tsp chilli pdr (optional)
1 tsp sea salt
1 can chopped tomatoes
2 Tbs tomato paste
In a deep frying pan or wok heat up (on medium heat) - 2 tbs of the oil, add spices and fry for a few seconds, add onions carrots cauli stir and let things fry a little, add garlic and stir, add the lentils and canned tomatoes, stir and let it all heat up and stir in the tomato paste and enough lentil cooking water to create a curry like consistency.
Now turn the heat down to quarter and simmer for 20 min.
Add salt to taste and serve with your choice of grain.