Indian Spiced Lentils


Preparation5 minutes
Cook time30 minutes
ServingsServes 4 to 6


  • 2 Cups of Split Yellow Lentils, washed and rinsed through a sieve
  • 2 Tbsp of Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Yellow Onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 2 Cloves of Garlic, peeled
  • 2 tsp of Grated Ginger
  • 1 tsp of Garam Masala
  • Salt, to taste
  • Fresh Cilantro, chopped
  • 3-1/2 cups of Water


    1) In a small food processor, add the onion and garlic and pulse until its really finely chopped.

    2) In a medium saucepan, add the oil along with the onion mixture and ginger, turn the heat on medium and saute for about 4 minutes.

    3) Add about 2 Tbsp of water to the onion mixture followed by the garam masala, stir for a few seconds, then add the lentils and water.

    4) Bring the mixture to a boil, allow it to simmer for about 20 minutes or until the lentils have softened, season with salt and cilantro to taste.

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