Serves     4-6

1 cup of lentils 2 tsp. red chili powder
2 tsp. salt ½ tsp. turmeric powder
2 tsp. coriander powder 1 big onion
1 big green chili ½ tsp. mustard seeds
2 T. tamarind 1 tbs. oil
2 cups water


Boil the lentils with some salt, until they are tender
Put tamarind into water for 10 minutes
Mash the tamarind. Throw away the tamarind seeds – we only use the flavored water
Add the tamarind – water to the lentils
Put oil on a frying pan and add mustard seeds
Cut onions and green chili into small pieces and add them to the frying pan
When the onions are golden brown, add all the spices
When the mix is ready add the lentils
Serve hot


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