Syrian noodles with lentils
Syrian Noodles Lentils Vegetarian Pasta
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:56:13 AM. Recipe ID 18308. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Syrian noodles with lentils
Categories: Vegetarian, Ethnic, Pasta
Yield: 6 Servings
2 tb Vegetable oil
1 ea Onion, chopped
3 ea Garlic cloves, pressed
2 ts Roasted cumin seeds, ground
1 ts Roasted coriander, ground
2 sm Cayenne peppers
2 c Lentils, washed
1 ea Bay leaf
7 c Water
Salt & pepper
4 oz Broken vermicelli
Heat oil in a large casserole. Saute onion & garlic until the onion
is tender. Add cumin & coriander. Saute for another minute over
Add cayenne pepper, lentils, bay leaf & water. Bring to a boil. Add
salt & pepper to taste, cover, reduce heat & simmer for 45 minutes.
Simmer only until the lentils are just tender. Adjust seasonings.
Just before serving, bring back to a simmer & add the noodles. Cook
until al dente, about 4 to 10 minutes. Serve at once in bowls.
In place of vermicelli, use wholewheat spaghetti noodles or macaroni.
Martha Rose Shulman, "Spicy Vegetarian Feasts"
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