Lebanese Lentil Soup
Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Arabic
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Serves: 4
  • 1 cup red lentils (masoor)
  • 1 sachet vegetable/ chicken stock powder
  • 1 litre water
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 small onion, sliced finely
  • ½ tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 4 tbsp chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste
  1. Cook the lentils with the water and chicken stock powder till well cooked. I used my pressure cooker for this step.
  2. Heat a saucepan and add the olive oil. Saute the garlic till a lovely aroma comes.
  3. Add in the onions and saute till translucent.
  4. Add the cumin powder and paprika powder and cook for a couple of minutes.
  5. Add this in the cooked lentils and mix well.
  6. Adjust the seasoning and finally add the coriander leaves. Serve warm.
Recipe by The Big Sweet Tooth at https://www.thebigsweettooth.com/lebanese-lentil-soup/