Step 1:

  • chop and fry the onion and garlic in some olive oil till golden
  • Step 2:

  • add in the cinnamon and cumin and coat the onion and garlic (add pepper now if u want it)
  • Step 3:

  • after a minute or so add in the lentils and cook for 2 mins, give it a few stirs to distribute onions and spices evenly
  • Step 4:

  • add in chopped tomatoes, a generous squeeze of purée, beans and chilli powder
  • Step 5:

  • stir everything well and then add just enough boiling water to cover the lentils, put the lid on the pot and leave it for half an hour or so.
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  • Step 7:

  • To Serve
  • Step 8:

  • Step 9:

  • I like to serve this with avocado, boiled rice and chopped coriander/cilantro
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  • Step 11:

  • Some more ideas to serve it with are corn on the cob, potato wedges or you could even put it in burritos or something!
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