4 tablespoons butter
2 medium onions (chopped)
1 T. Chili powder
1 ½ T. Black pepper
2 T. Cumin
1 T. Ground coriander
2 T. Turmeric
1 C. Red lentil
1 lemon juice
3 C. Vegetable broth
2 medium broccoli, chopped
½ C. Dried coconut (optional)
Heat butter in saucepan and sauté onions until well browned.
Add chili powder, pepper, cumin, coriander and turmeric. Stir and roast for a minute.
Add lentils, lemon juice, broth and coconut if using.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 45-55 minutes.
(If mixture is too thick, you may need to add a little hot water).
Add broccoli & salt to taste. Simmer for 5 minutes.
Serve hot over Basmati rice or chapattis.