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