Lentil and Green Bean Salad


  • 250g dried lentils, rinsed
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 200g green beans, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 punnet cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 90g natural yogurt to serve


  1. Place lentils in large saucepan. Add 6 cups cold water, bring to boil, reduce heat to low, simmer for 25min, drain.
  2. Heat oil in large frying pan over medium heat, add onion and cook, stirring for 5mins. Add garlic, ginger and garam masala, cook for 1-2mins.
  3. Transfer onion mix to large heat proof bowl, add lentils and lime juice, mix well, season with salt and pepper, set aside to cool.
  4. Cook beans in boiling water for 3mins, refresh under cold water. Drain. Add beans and tomato to lentils, stir to combine, serve with yogurt.