I have never served this soup without praise, so hope you and your family enjoy it as much as mine do. So without further adieu...
EGYPTIAN RED LENTIL SOUP
2-3 tbsp olive oil
pinch of kosher salt
1 sm-med sized onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tsp fresh grated ginger
1 cup red lentils, rinsed
dash of cumin & coriander seeds
4 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 cup fresh tomatoes, chopped
- Saute the garlic and onions with the salt until the onions are clear
- Add in the ginger and saute for 2-3 mins
- Add in the lentils, and saute until they are coated with the ingredients
- Add in the stock, spices and tomatoes. Bring to a boil then turn down the heat and simmer for 30-45 mins, or until lentils are cooked thoroughly.