Dice the onion and carrots and sauté in olive oil until soft.
Mince the garlic and add with cumin and coriander, sauté for 1 – 2 minutes.
Add dry lentils and mix thoroughly.
Add enough water to cover the lentils by two inches and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat to low and simmer until soft (usually about 30 min for split lentils).
Tip: Serve with tortillas, whole cheat chapattis, roti, whole grain pitas or brown rice
Squeeze fresh lemon into individual portions.
Optional: serve with a dash of chopped cilantro to add flavour, colour and texture!