Home grains legumes red lentil soup vegetarian wheat berry Red Lentil and Wheat Berry Soup (Kırmızı Mercimekli ve Buğdaylı Çorba)
Jumat, 16 November 2007
Red Lentil and Wheat Berry Soup (Kırmızı Mercimekli ve Buğdaylı Çorba)
1/2 cup wheat berries
1 cup red lentils
6 cups of beef or vegetable stock/broth
a pinch of saffron
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dried mint flakes
1 tsp red pepper flakes
-Boil wheat berries with 4 cups of water until soft. Rinse excessive water.
-In a pot boil 6 cups of beef or vegetable stock. Add first saffron threads, boil for a minute and then add wheat berries and red lentils. Cook for 20-25 minutes until lentils are cooked.
-Heat oil in a pan. Add mint and pepper flakes. Let it sizzle for a bit.
-Pour oil mix either into the pot or into every soup bowl on top of soup.