Heat some oil in a pan. Fry the onion for a few minutes, then add the garlic. Fry on a low to medium heat until just golden. Stir in the spices, vegetables, lentils and tomato puree and continue to heat, stirring often, for around five minutes - add more oil if needed!
Add in the chopped tomatoes and vegetable stock and stir well to combine. Bring to the boil, then place the lid on an reduce to a simmer. Cook, stirring often to prevent the lentils from catching, until the lentils and aubergine are softened (20-30 minutes. Add more water as needed.
Once cooked through, serve with coconut yogurt, chopped parsley and pomegranate seeds.