Indian Lentil Dahl with Roasted Shallots

1 onion chopped fine
2 Tablespoons inches of ginger chopped fine
2 Tablespoons turmeric chopped fine or powdered
4 cups yellow or red lentils
1 Tablespoon cup cumin
1 Tablespoon coriander
2 shallots sliced thin and roasted
5 Tablespoons coconut oil (or peanut)
Fresh squeezed lemon
4 cups water or stock
4 Tablespoons cilantro chopped

Heat coconut oil and add onions and all the spices. Add 4 cups water or stock. Cook for 10 minutes and add lentils and simmer 30-35 minutes until just cooked. Remove from heat. Squeeze with lemon and top with chopped cilantro.

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