November 10, 2020, 18:13
Low-calorie lentil soup has a healthy composition. It contains vitamins A, C, B6 and B12, as well as trace elements: potassium, sodium, magnesium, calcium and iron. Learn how to make lentil soup at home.
Lentil soup recipe
Lentil soup is a traditional dish in many world cuisines. In Turkey it is called ‘hidgelin chorbasy’ and ‘merjimek chorbasy’. In Germany, Hungarian dishes are served with lentils. Lentils grow in southern Europe and Asia. Lentils of Indian, Turkish, or Canadian origin are usually on the shelves.
Before preparing lentil soup, you need to decide what kind of meat (bacon, chicken, smoked sausage, beef bones) will be and maybe lean. Traditional Turkish soup is prepared without meat, lots of spices and vegetables.
According to Turkish tradition, soup is served for breakfast, and lentil soup is a wonderful solution. Thank you, it is easy to prepare.
We chose the chicken recipe. Products for three meals;
- Chicken breast – 1.2 kg;
- Lentils – 0.6 kg;
- Onions – 2 pcs .;
- Potatoes – 0.6 kg;
- Carrots – 2 pcs .;
- Celery – 5 tablets;
- Bell pepper – 2 pcs. Different colors;
- Olive oil – 5 tbsp. l .;
- Spices (zira, turmeric, pepper, chili, mint, thyme) – 1-2 tsp. In mixture;
- Eucalyptus leaf – 2-3 pieces;
- Salt – to taste;
How lentil soup works
Learn how to cook lentils until they are ripe. It is recommended to soak lentils for several hours before cooking, you can do it overnight. But if you do not, do not worry. Generally it is enough to melt for 15 minutes, during which time wash and sanitize the vegetables.
- Wash the nuts thoroughly, cover with cold water.
- Peel the onion, potato and carrot, peel and remove the peas and seeds from the salad. Cut the onion into small pieces, cut the celery and the remaining vegetables into cubes.
- Wash the chicken and dry it with a paper towel, and cut it into cubes.
- Heat a deep frying pan (or pot) with 1 tbsp. L. Oils. Grease the chicken until golden brown.
- Remove the chicken from the oven, add the oil and sauté the carrots and onions (3-4 minutes), add the pepper and celery and cook for another 2 minutes.
- Put the fried chicken into the vegetables, add salt and spices, mix.
- Pour 2 liters of hot water, place the potatoes and bring to a boil.
- Lentils, bay leaf and cook for 25 minutes.
- Add finely chopped greens at the end of cooking.
- Serve hot.
In general, soup preparation does not take more than an hour. If you wash the lentils first, then the cooking time will be reduced by 5-10 minutes. The soup will be rotten.
Make the family happy by cooking with other ingredients, such as German sausage or sausage. Add tomato paste for coloring. enjoy your meal!
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