Green Lentil Salad (Azifa)

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Engrossed

From: “The Essential African Cookbook” by Rosamund Grant.

Top Review by micberhe

We make this recipe all the time in Ethiopia, especially during Lent but do not put tomatoes. Without the tomatoes, it's tangy, full bodied and much more delicious!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place the lentils in a saucepan, cover with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Simmer for 45 minutes until soft, drain, then turn into a bowl and mash lightly with a potato masher.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and mix well. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  4. Chill before serving as an accompaniment to a meat or fish dish.

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