Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 1 hr
Cook 45 mins

Misr Allecha is a spiced red lentil puree.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak lentils for one hour. Cook for 1/2 hour. Drain.
  2. Mash and set aside.
  3. In dry pan over moderate low heat, stir fry the onion and garlic for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the oil and stir fry for 1 minute more. Add the mashed lentils, tumeric, salt and chili. Mix well.
  5. Add the water and cook for 3-4 mins longer to reduce the mixture to a thick, red, well spiced puree.
  6. Serve warm with Injera.

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