Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Sumac

Turkish Red Lentil Soup with Sumac

p /p pA simply designed soup with very subtle and exquisite flavors; cumin, mint and sumac combined in a bowl with the red lentils makes a  refreshing soup with very earthy flavors./p p/p pWe have been loving the Ezo Gelin (Turkish Red Lentil and Bulgur Soup) at the Cafe Istanbul. The sesame topped crusty bread [...]

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter/olive oil
  • 1 medium onion 3/4 of 8 oz cup)  (about 3, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 cup red lentils,
  • 1.5 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 6 cups water or stock,
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1.5 tablespoons dried mint leaves,
  • 1 tablespoon sumac
  • salt to taste
  • 1 carrot,
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