Chana Daal with Golden Onions and Lemon

Serves 2 (as a side dish)

1 cup chana daal
2 cups vegetable or chicken stock
2 tsp turmeric
1 red onion- thin sliced
1 clove garlic - finely chopped
2 tsp fresh ginger root - finely chopped
1 tbsp lemon juice
butter and vegetable oil for frying

Cooking method:

Heat 2 tbsp butter in sauce pan
Gently fry turmeric for 1 minute
Add daal and fry for 2 minutes
Add stock and bring to boil
Simmer covered for 45min - 1 hour until daal is softened but not puree

Heat 1 tbsp of oil and 1 tbsp butter in frying pan
Add onions and gently fry until golden
Add garlic and ginger and fry for 1 minute
Add onion, garlic and ginger mixture and lemon juice to cooked daal and stir through
Add salt and pepper to taste