Monday, October 12, 2009

Green Lentil Soup (Yesil Mercimek Corbasi)

1 cup green (French) lentil
1 large onion, chopped
2 tbsp olive oil
2 carrots, sliced round
2 cloves garlic, sliced thin
1 cup tomatoes, diced
3-4 cups hot water+ meat bouillon (meat stock)
1 tbsp salt to taste
¼ tsp black pepper
1 tsp summer savory (optional)

Soak green (French) lentils in water for 4-5 hours. Then drain.
In a pot, take olive oil and onions. Saute over medium heat and stir in carrots and garlic. Saute for 8-10 minutes. And then, stir in green lentils and cook for a while. Add hot water+bouillon (meat stock), tomatoes and salt.
Simmer over low-medium heat with the lid closed, till the lentils get soft (for about 30-40 minutes). Turn the heat off and add black pepper and summer savory.
Serve Green Lentil Soup warm or hot.
ENJOY

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TURKCE
1 su bardagi yesil mercimek
1 buyuk boy sogan, dogranmis
2 yemek kasigi zeytinyagi
2 havuc, yuvarlak kesilmis
2 dis sarimsak, ince dogranmis
1 su bardagi domates, dogranmis
3-4 su bardagi sicak su+et bulyon (et suyu)
1 yemek kasigi tuz
½ cay kasigi karabiber
1 tatli kasigi zater (istege bagli)

Mercimegi onceden su icinde yaklasik 4-5 saat bekletin. Sonra suyunu suzun.
Bir tenceye sogan ve zeytinyagini alin, orta ateste sote edin. Havuc ve sarimsagi ilave edin yaklasik 8-10 dakika kavurun. Mercimegi ilave edin ve biraz cevirdikten sonra sicak suyu, domates ve tuzu ekleyin.
Mercimek pisene dek yaklasik 30-40 dakika kisik ateste kapagi kapali olarak pisirin. Altini kapatin, karabiber ve zater otunu ilave edin karistirin.
Yesil Mercimek Corbasini sicak servis yapin.
AFIYET OLSUN

2 comments:

Fuat Gencal said...

Merhabalar,
Çok güzel,leziz ve sağlıklı bir çorba yapmışsınız ellerinize sağlık.

laila said...

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