Lentil Soup

lentil soup, lenses, stew pinit
lentil soup, lenses, stew pinit
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Difficulty: Beginner
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


What you need


    1. Heat the oil in the sauce pan.
    2. Stir fry the onion for three minutes.
    3. Add the salt and oxo cube.
    4. Add the Alafia tomato cooking sauce
    5. Stir fry for a minute.
    6. Pour in 700ml – 800mls of warm water.
    7. Add the lentil (you may need to add more water).
    8. Ensure that your water covers the lentils to a depth of at least one inch.
    9. Cover with a tight lid and cook on very low heat for 30 minutes.
    10. Check after 30 minutes to ensure that lentil has softened.
    11. If the pot begins to dry out before the lentil becomes soft, add more warm water to ensure that lentils become completely well cooked and softened
    12. If lentil has cooked through and has softened, you can stir and taste for salt
    13. The consistency of lentil soup varies according to individual taste
    14. If you prefer it thick, you can serve straight away with a slice of crusty bread or fried plantains
    15. If you however prefer your soup runny you can add some warm water until you get the consistency you like.
    16. OPTIONAL (Sprinkle a handful of chopped leaves of coriander leaves into soup) and then serve with crusty bread or fried plantain.
    lentil soup, lenses, stew


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