Spicy Lentil Pot

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by luvinlif2k

An Egyptian recipe from "Extending the Table" cookbook. Also known as Shorbet Addis.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Chop vegetables into large chunks.
  2. Put vegetables in a large soup pot with garlic, lentils, water and bouillon cube.
  3. Cover and boil 20-30 minutes without stirring.
  4. Cool slightly and puree in batches in a blender.
  5. Return puree to the pot and add cumin, salt and cayenne pepper.
  6. Simmer 10 minutes, stirring occasionally to blend flavors.
  7. In a separate pan, fry chopped onion in 1 tablespoon oil until golden brown.
  8. Float onions on top of soup.
  9. Hint: Serve with wedges of lemon to bring out flavor.

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