Soup-e Adas - Persian Lentil Soup


This is a very easy, quick, nutritious and delicious soup. Lentil soup is a flavorful soup for all seasons. However, I love making soups in the winter.

Soup-e Adas - Persian Lentil Soup

Ingredients:
Serves 4-6

2 cups lentils, rinsed
1 large carrot, peeled, diced
2 large celery stalks, diced
1 large onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, minced
A handful of fresh parsley, chopped
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
Juice of a lemon
Salt and pepper to taste
Olive oil
Water

Method:
  1. In a skillet heat 3 tablespoons of olive oil over medium heat, saute onions until light golden brown, add garlic, saute lightly for 2-3 minutes, add turmeric powder, stir well.
  2. Add celery, carrots, lentils and 6-7 cups of water.
  3. Cover and cook for 50 minutes on medium-low heat. Add a little more water if needed.
  4. Add the parsley, salt, pepper to and lemon juice. Taste and adjust the seasoning.
Serve warm with bread.


Enjoy!

2 comments:

  1. What type of lentil did you use?

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    1. I used green lentils. You can use brown lentils as well.

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