Indian-Style Vegetable And Lentil Stew



  1. In a Dutch oven toast mustard and cumin seeds in hot oil over medium heat until fragrant and beginning to pop.
  2. Add carrot, sweet pepper, onion, salt, and black pepper and cook, stirring occasionally, for 8 minutes.
  3. Stir in the water, tomato paste, beans, drained tomatoes, lemon juice, garlic, curry powder, ground cumin, and red pepper flakes.
  4. Bring to boiling.
  5. Add sweet potato and lentils.
  6. Reduce heat.
  7. Simmer, covered, for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  8. Stir in cilantro before serving.