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Ramadan Recipes: Lentil Soup

  • Publish date: Thursday، 02 November 2023 Last update: Friday، 03 November 2023
Ramadan Recipes: Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup is a special recipe often enjoyed during Ramadan. Muslims use it to break their fast at sunset, starting with a few dates, followed by this Arabic lentil soup. This warm and nutritious soup prepares the stomach for a larger meal, providing essential nutrients and much-needed fluids after a day of fasting. With a simple recipe and quick preparation, it's a delicious and comforting way to begin the evening meal during Ramadan.

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  • Ingredients

    • 10 Minutes
    • 8 Serving
    • 200 Calories
Lentil Soup
4
Tbsp vegetable oil
1
medium white onion, peeled and diced
1
medium potato, peeled and diced
1 ½
tsp salt
½
tsp cumin
¼
tsp turmeric
½
tsp black pepper
1 ½
cups split red lentils
7-8
cups water
Lemon juice (optional)
  • Method & Directions

    • 50 Minutes
  1. Cook
    تم نسخ الرابط
    In a soup pot, add the vegetable oil along with the onions, potatoes and salt. Cook for a few minutes until they soften.
  2. Season
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Add the cumin, turmeric and black pepper to the onions and potatoes and continue to cook for a few minutes to toast the spices.
  3. Add Lentils
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Wash and drain the lentils several times until clean. Add the lentils along with the water to the pot. Mix well, then cover and simmer on medium heat for 40-60 minutes. (Halfway through, taste and adjust the salt. Also, add more water if required, depending on the consistency you prefer).
  4. Serve
    تم نسخ الرابط
    Remove from the heat once the vegetables have softened and serve with a squeeze of lemon on top.
  • Nutrition Facts

Calories 200
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