Monday, September 22, 2008

Shorbet Ads (Lentil Soup)

  • 2 cups Ads Magroosh (split red lentils)
  • 2 quarts stock (either chicken or lamb)
  • 2 medium onions
  • 1 medium tomato
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onions
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons
  • Kammun -Cumin
  • salt
  • pepper
  • Chop the vegetables into medium-size chunks.
  • Wash lentils.
  • Put stock into a 4-5 quart pot and bring to boil.
  • Add the onions,carrot,tomato and lentils to stock. lower the heat to simmer and cook for about 1/2 hour or until the lentils are tender
  • Puree the mixture in either a food processor or blender and return to pot.
  • Saute the finely chopped onions in the olive oil until they are soft and brown.
  • Add the cumin,lemon juice ,sauted onions, salt and pepper to soup and stir slowly over low heat for about 3 minutes.

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