So simple and nutritious, great for mid-week dinners, or to feed a crowd for relaxed entertaining. Serve with brown rice and freshly steamed broccoli and cauliflower for a potent combination of ingredients that will keep your liver happy!
Heat the coconut oil in a large saucepan, over a medium heat. Add the ground or crushed cumin seeds and mustard seeds and cook for 1 minute, before adding the onion, garlic, ginger and grated carrot. Saute gently for 3 minutes, stirring regularly.
Add the garam masala, ground turmeric and chilli powder and saute for another 3 minutes.
Add the water, coconut milk, red lentils and tomatoes and simmer for 15 minutes over a medium to low heat.
Add the lime juice and fresh coriander, before cooking for a final 3 minutes. Serve hot.