Mercimek Corbasi | Turkish Red Lentil Soup
This red lentil soup is very filling and hearty.I made it in the mid morning and we enjoyed it twice,even for dinner as well.The taste of mashed vegetables along with red lentils tasted very unique and appetizing.We had a fabulous meal and all of us relished this lentil soup together.
Blogging Marathon#64 Week 2
Theme– European Cuisine-Turkey
Dish- Mercimek Corbasi
1 cup red lentil/masoor dal
2 medium sized carrots,chopped
1 teaspoon cumin powder
1 teaspoon dry mint
1 teaspoon red chilly flakes
2 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoon plain flour
salt to taste
5-6 cups water
olive oil to serve
In a pressure cooker or sauce pan combine red lentils,potato,carrots and onions.Add salt and 5 cups of water.Cook covered for 2 whistle or until lentil and veggies are soft.
Heat butter in a pan and add plain flour.Stir for 2-3 minutes.
Add the pureed lentils and vegetables.
Add chilly flakes,cumin powder and dry mint leaves.Cook for few minutes more.
Serve warm drizzled with olive oil and more seasoning like salt,chilly flakes and dry mint leaves.
Serve-4 Cooking time-30 minutes