Indian cuisine is vegetable heaven. A culture that has so many vegetarians has of course created some of the very best vegetable recipes. Two or three of the dishes in this chapter, combined with some saffron rice, make an exciting and satisfying meal.
You can use one of several kinds of lentils in this recipe. The more expensive French green variety retain their firm contours, yet absorb the spices well. Brown lentils or Indian red lentils cook very quickly but lose their shape. Ae