Place 400g red lentils into a pot. Fill the saucepan with water until the water comes 2 inches above the lentils. Bring to the boil, drop the heat and add in 2 tsps turmeric and 1 tbsp olive oil. Then simmer for 15 minutes.
While the lentils are simmering, place 2 tsps cumin seeds into a saucepan and dry fry for about 1 minute. Place into a cup and set aside.
Next place 1 onion, 3 cloves garlic, 1 chilli and 3 inches ginger into a blender with 3 tbsp water. Blend into a paste, add to a saucepan and heat.
When hot, mix in 1 tsp ground coriander and 1 tsp garam masala. Then add in your cumin in seeds.
When the lentils are cooked, stir in your oniony paste. Done!
1st night: Ate it just as it is, with a side of quinoa
2nd night: Added prawns and ate with rice and salad.
3rd night: Added chicken & peas and ate with bulgur wheat