Crushed Lentil Soup

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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 .

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Crushed Lentil Soup

Step-by-Step

  • 1Wash lentil well and drain water
  • 2Put 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 ).
  • 3Add 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 .
  • 4Remove 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 .
  • 5Heat the soup before serving , add cumin, turmeric, salt and parsley . I like it with little lemon juice.

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About Crushed Lentil Soup

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




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