Crushed Lentil Soup

manhal rashdan

By
@manhall

This soup is easy to make , nourishing and warming specially in cold days and night . This recipe use crushed lentil , there are several kinds of lentil , see the photo , the best one is the red peeled , crushed into 2 halves .
If there's no crushed lentil at the local market , you can crush it with the electrical grinder of the coffee mill .


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
crushed lentil
1
onion chopped fine
1 c
oil for frying
1/2 c
chopped parsley
1 c
chopped potato cubes
1 1/2 l
water
1 Tbsp
cumin
1 Tbsp
turmeric
salt to taste

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Wash lentil well and drain water
2
Put oil in a suitable pot on the stove and fry the onion for 3 minutes , or until onions color becomes transparent.add diced potatoes and lentil mix well until lentil's color become light orange ( about 5 minutes ).
3
Add water and bring to boil . lower the heat and remove the white foam that appears on surface .
cover the pot and let it cook for another 20 minutes . If you notice it's thick you can add more hot water gradually .
4
Remove the pot off fire , let it cool , then put the soup in blender and blend until it become smooth .
ignore this step if you like it as is .
5
Heat the soup before serving , add cumin, turmeric, salt and parsley . I like it with little lemon juice.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Soups
Main Ingredient: Rice/Grains
Regional Style: Mediterranean
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy
Hashtag: #Lentil