Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Lentil Soup

shallot 1
onion 1/4 of a medium size
garlic cloves 4 cloves
butter 1 tbsp
tomato (crushed) 1 cup
vegetable stock 4 cups
lentils 1 cup
parsley 1/2 cup
dried lime 3 (found in Persian food stores)1
golpar 1 small pinch (found in Persian food stores)2
dried chili flakes 2 pinches
turmeric 1 tsp
salt and pepper

Saute onion, shallot, garlic, turmeric, golpar, chili flakes, salt and pepper in butter for 3 minutes. Add tomato and bit more salt. After 3 minutes add lentils, dried lime and parsley, bring to boil, turn the heat down and simmer until the lentils are soft. Blend using an immersion blender and serve with a nice bowl of spinach/tomato/pecan/onion/goat cheese salad.

1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_lime
2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golpar


  1. that looks like a soup i would eat!

    and nice swedish soup bowl you got there....

  2. :)

    what a fabulous dish...