This popular Egyptian national dish often - transliterated as koshary or kosheri - will soon become one of your new favourite comfort foods.
Cook the lentils.
Place a saucepan over a high heat. Add the oil, garlic and chillies and cook for 3 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, water, vinegar, salt, cumin and paprika. Bring to the boil and lower the heat. Simmer for 30 minutes or