- Wash lentils until water runs clear.
- Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, cinnamon stick and star anise.
- When cumin starts to sizzle, add sweet potatoes and tomatoes and stir.
- Add lentils and ginger paste and cook until lentils are tender.
- Blend with an immersion blender and adjust salt to taste.
- Garnish with ghee and whole green chilies.
- Transfer to a serving dish and serve with steamed rice or tortillas.