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Misr Allecha

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Category: Vegetarian, Sauces, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Onion; chopped
  • 2 cl Garlic; finely chopped
  • 1 tb Corn oil
  • 1 c Red lentils; soaked,
  • -cooked, drained, mashed
  • 1/2 ts Ground tumeric
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 3 ts Hot green pepper; finely
  • -chopped
  • 1 c Water


Misr Allecha is a spiced red lentil puree.

Soak lentils for one hour. Cook for 1/2 hour. Drain. Mash and set

In dry pan over moderate low heat, stir fry the onion and garlic for 2
minutes. Add the oil and stir fry for 1 minute more.

Add the mashed lentils, tumeric, salt and chili. Mix well. Add the
water and cook for 3-4 mins longer to reduce the mixture to a thick,
red, well spiced puree.

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