Ethiopian Lentil Bowl

Category : International Cuisine

Author : Gsheaffer

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Date : 05/12/2002


1/2 kilogram red lentils
2 large onions
1/2 cup oil
3 Tablespoons tomato paste
1/2 Teaspoon paprika sweet or hot
1 head garlic
1/2 Teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 Teaspoon black pepper
1 Teaspoon salt
3 cups water


Sort the lentils and soak in tap water for 30 minutes. Rinse in running
water and drain.
Peel and finely chop the onions. peel and mash the garlic.Heat the oil in
large pan and saute the onion until golden. Add tomato paste and paprika
and mix. Add half the water and the garlic,ginger pepper and salt. Stir
well and then add the rest of the water, stir again ,cover and bring to
When the water boil, add the lentils ,lower the flame and cook 20-30
minutes, until the lentils soften. Serve hot.

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