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Tip the lentils into a large pan with the coconut milk, 700ml of water, the turmeric and a pinch of salt. Cook gently, stirring regularly, for 30 minutes until the lentils have cooked through, are starting to collapse and have thickened. Stir through the garam masala and season.
Heat the oil in a frying pan set over a medium-high heat, and fry the parsnips and carrots for 5 minutes until beginning to crisp. Add the cumin and mustard seeds, and fry for 1 minute before adding the garlic, ginger and chilli, frying for another few minutes.
Spoon the dhal into bowls, top with the carrots, parsnips and spices, sprinkle over the coriander and serve with lime wedges for squeezing over.