Turkish Red Lentil Soup

Turkish red lentil soup – recipe with photo, Turkish cuisine
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Cooking Time:
1 hour
Recipe Yield:
2 l
Medium recipe

Turkish red lentil soup – Turkish food recipe. Mercimek chorbasi - this is the name of this puree soup, in Turkey it is one of the most popular soups. If you add lightly fried mint and ground red pepper to this soup, it will already be a completely different soup - mzegelim chorbasy, which is also no less popular among the Turkish population.

Recipe Ingredients

Red Lentils 1 cup
Onion 1 pcs
Potatoes 2 pcs
Lemon 1 pcs

Cooking Recipe

For the Turkish red lentil soup recipe, bring the broth to a boil and stir in the washed lentils. Peel the potatoes and onions, cut into small cubes and add to the lentils, cook over medium heat until the lentils and potatoes are fully cooked, about 30 minutes.

Remove the finished soup from the heat, cool slightly and grind with a blender. Salt lentil soup to taste, pour into bowls, garnish with lemon wedges and serve.