Iftar Recipe: Harira Soup

Ramadan Wednesday 14/April/2021 09:02 AM
By: Times News Service
Iftar Recipe: Harira Soup

1 cup dry chickpeas, soaked overnight
2 litres lamb stock
1kg of tomatoes, skinned and chopped
1 onion, finely chopped
1 tsp ginger powder
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp  turmeric powder
1/2 cup masoor dal or red lentil
Salt and black pepper powder
Olive oil
Parsley, finely chopped
Coriander, finely chopped

Cook the overnight soaked chickpeas in 2 litres of lamb stock until tender. You can also use chicken stock in place of lamb stock.
When  done add the lentils, onion, tomatoes and all the spices as mentioned in the ingredients.
Add salt and pepper and cook for half an hour  till all the ingredients are cooked well.
Add a tablespoon of olive oil and chopped parsley and coriander.
You can add a dash of lemon to enhance the taste.
Serve hot.