Maharajah's Choice
Vegetarian Dishes
Spicy Eggplants with Coconut
Cauliflower Curry with Fresh Coriander
Hot Curried Potatoes
DUM ALOO - Baby potatoes cooked in a creamy spicy sauce
DHALL MAKHANI - A rich creamy Dhall from North Western India
PALAK PANEER - A Mildly spiced combination of Paneer and Spinach
Healthy and Easy Red Lentil Dhall
Brown/Green Lentil Curry
PUNJABI CHOLE - Chickpeas cooked with hot spices, onions and tomatoes
DHAL TADKA - Lentils cooked with onions, tomatoes, mustard seed and garlic
Chicken Dishes
Lamb Dishes
Beef Dishes
Seafood Dishes
Rice / Breads
Accompaniments
Serves


2 cups Maharajah's Green Lentils (wash lentils before cooking)
2-3 cups hot water (See Cooking Notes)
1 cup crushed tomatoes
1 tablespoon oil
1 onion finely chopped
teaspoon Seven Seas crushed ginger
teaspoon Seven Seas crushed garlic
1 teaspoon Maharajah's Turmeric
1 teaspoon Maharajah's Coriander ground
teaspoon Maharajah's cumin seeds
1 teaspoon Maharajah's Garam Masala
Salt to taste
1 fresh green chilli with stem chopped off OR teaspoon of chilli powder & Green capsicum sliced (optional)

 
  1. Put lentils in a saucepan with water, crushed tomatoes, salt to taste and garam Masala - bring to boil and cover. (If you wish to add capsicum and or whole green chilli you may do so at this point). Reduce heat to low and cook for required amount of time see ** notes below.
  2. In another saucepan fry sliced onions till golden, add ginger and garlic and fry for about 2 minutes, then add turmeric, coriander ground and cumin ground (and chillies if you wish), fry on low heat for approximately 2-3 minutes stirring constantly. Take care not to burn spices.
  3. Add this to cooked lentils and stir through

Cooking Notes
You may choose to soak lentils for 2-4 hours, then cook for about 20 minutes approximately in 2 cups of water OR Cook lentils without soaking for 45- 50 minutes with approximately 3 cups of water Lentils should be cooked so they are whole and soft
The amount of water needed is an indication only, and varies according to batch of lentils, heat used and how tightly lid fits saucepan etc. It is advisable therefore to check while cooking and add more water if required

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