Whole black lentils 1 cup
Butter 3 tbsp
Medium onion 1 chopped
Green finger chilies 2 chopped
Garlic cloves 2 chppped
Salt to taste
Turmeric ½ tsp
Hot chili powder ¼ tsp
Red kidney beans 1 cup
Ginger 1 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Milk 1 cup
Soak the lentils and red beans in water overnight.
Boil both by adding 1 jug of water.
Cover and simmer for half an hour, until the lentils are tender.
In a pan, melt butter or desi ghee.
Add the onion, chilies, garlic and fry for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add the salt, turmeric, chili powder, half garam masala, and then add the lentils and remaining cooking water.
Mix and add the ginger.
Fry over a medium heat for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, and simmer for 10 – 15 minutes.
Sprinkle over the garam masala and put the remaining butter on top.
Swirl in the milk and sprinkle over the coriander.
Serve with hot bread (naan).