Turkish Green Lentil Soup

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Dannielle W.

A simple, hearty dish made with green lentils and onions. Original recipe from Binnur's Turkish Cookbook. http://www.turkishcookbook.com

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sautee the onion with butter for 4-5 minutes in a medium-sized pot.
  2. Then add the flour, stir and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Pour in the hot water slowly, stirring constantly. Make sure the flour doesn't clump.
  4. Add in the washed and drained lentils, salt and cumin.
  5. Cook until the lentils are soft on medium heat. Stir occasionally. Taste it along the way and if necessary, add more salt or water. Pour the soup into your soup bowls with a ladle.
  6. Mix the garnish ingredients in a small bowl. Pour 1 tbsp of the garnish in each soup bowl.

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