Burmese Lentil Soup
A delicious ethnic soup with red lentils and spices.
Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
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Ingredients
Directions
  1. Rinse the lentils under cold water in colander or sieve. Drain.
  2. Heat oil in large saucepan on medium.
  3. Add garlic, ginger, and turmeric. Stir-fry 1 minute.
  4. Add the lentils and fry until they begin to change color (from orange to white/yellow).
  5. Turn heat to medium high and bring water to boil. Immediately reduce heat to medium low for steady simmer.
  6. Cook 20-25 minutes until lentils are soft. Add salt and stir.
  7. Serve with crispy fried shallots and ground sesame seeds mixed with salt.
  8. Note: based on a recipe from the book "Bangkok to Bali".
Nutrition summary
There are 156 calories in 1 serving of Burmese Lentil Soup.
Calorie split: 41% fat, 41% carbs, 18% protein.
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