Vegetable Oil (2 Tbsp)
in a heavy-based deep saucepan over a moderate heat. Add
Garlic (2 cloves)
and fry until golden brown. Remove, drain on paper towel and leave aside but keep the oil!
. Cook and stir for 5 minutes, or until soft.
Fresh Ginger (1 Tbsp)
Ground Turmeric (1 tsp)
. Cook and stir for 30 seconds, or until fragrant.
Chickpeas (2 cans)
Brown Lentils (2 cups)
Water (1 1/2 cups)
Chicken Stock Cube (1)
. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for 15 minutes, or until the chickpeas have broken down slightly.
Serve Dhal topped with crispy garlic,
Red Chili Pepper (1)
Fresh Cilantro (to taste)