Heat stock in a medium, heavy based saucepand and bring to the boil. Boil for 4 mins. Add garlic, giner and onions and cook over a low heat for 5 mins. Add tumeric, cardamon and chilli. Cook, stirring for 1 min. Add tomatoes and cook 4 to 5 mins. Add lentil and water and stir to combine. Bring slowly to the boil then rduce heat to a simmer and cook uncovered for 10 mins or until lentils are soft.
Notes & Tips
This dish is great as part of an Indian banquet or simply served with chicken (Tandoori chicken is particulary good).