egyptian red lentil soup

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 teaspoon(s) cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) coriander
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) chile powder
  • 1 pound(s) tomatoes, seeded and diced
  • 2 cup(s) red lentils
  • 2 tablespoon(s) buter
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots,finely chopped
  • 3 celery ribs, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • yogurt


  1. melt butter. add onion, carrots, celery and garlic and cook over moderate heat, 5 minutes. add cumin, corander and chile powder and gook 3 minutes. add tomatoes and cook just until softened, 2 minutes. add lentils and 8 cups of water. season with salt. simmer over moderately low heat until lentils are very soft, 30 minutes. puree soup. season with salt and serve with yogurt.
March 2012

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