Total Time
50mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 35 mins

An easy ethnic soup. Low fat, low calorie - very healthy and tasty. From the book "Bangkok to Bali".

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Rinse the lentils under cold water in colander or sieve. Drain.
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan on medium.
  3. Add garlic, ginger, and turmeric. Stir-fry 1 minute.
  4. Add the lentils and fry until they begin to change color (from orange to white/yellow).
  5. Turn heat to medium high and bring water to boil. Immediately reduce heat to medium low for steady simmer.
  6. Cook 20-25 minutes until lentils are soft. Add salt and stir.
  7. Serve with crispy fried shallots and ground sesame seeds mixed with salt.

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