3 Start curry
Meanwhile, heat a pot over a medium heat with a drizzle of oil and the vegan butter. Once hot, add the onion with a pinch of salt and fry for 5 min. Add the ginger garlic paste, cardamom pods, garam masala, turmeric, curry powder and a pinch of chilli powder (spicy!). Fry for 1 min further. Add the tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, lentils, stock cube and measured water. Simmer for 10 min.