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Yellow Lentil Soup
Yellow Lentil Soup


Turkish Lentil Soup Recipe

Turkish cuisine is full of delicious, healing and many different soups that will warm you up on cold winter days. Legume soups, vegetable soups, floury soups and yoghurt soups are made almost every day in different regions of Anatolia. If you are curious about Turkish soups, there are many different authentic soup options that you must try. Tarhana soup is the most well-known soup in Anatolian cuisine. If you like the taste of yogurt, you can try yogurt soup that you can prepare at home in a very short time. Yayla soup is prepared with dry mint and served with butter sauce can be a good alternative to yogurt soup lovers. In additon to yogurt soup, soups which are prepared with legumes can also be complementary to your dinner recipes. You can consume red lentil soup, yellow lentil soup or delicious ezogelin soup which is made by adding rice and dried mint to lentil soup with your loved ones or guests at dinner. Today, we will prepare yellow lentil soup, one of the most basic soups of Turkish cuisine, among many different soup recipes. Good reading!

Is Lentil Soup Good For You? 

There are many types of lentils. The seed colors of lentils can be red, yellow, green, brown, gray or even black. Lentil, which belongs to the legumes family, is used in many places in Turkish cuisine, from appetizers to soups, from meatballs to salads. From children to the old people, lentils can be consumed healthily by people of all ages. Lentils, which are very high in nutritional value, are a good source for body and brain development. Lentils are a useful energy source due to their high protein source. It is known that lentils facilitate digestion by increasing bowel movements.

Lentil Nutrition

Lentils, which are among the foods that keep you full for a long time thanks to their nutritional value, contain 350 kcal energy, 25 grams of protein, 63 grams of carbohydrates, 1 gram of fat and 8,5 grams of water in 100 grams of it. It is known that lentils, which contain a high amount of protein, are among the foods on the diet lists of athletes. You can consume lentils for weight loss. Since lentils that you will consume for dinner will keep you full for a long time, it can help you lose weight by staying away from foods that make you gain weight, such as junk food.

Cooking Lentils  

It is important to preserve the nutritional value of lentils, which are rich in protein, during cooking. Soaking the lentils in water the night before cooking and straining the water before cooking will make the lentils cook faster. Again, lentils cook faster than other types of legumes. Depending on the type of lentil, it cooks in 30 minutes at most. Because lentils contain high fiber, they are difficult to digest. It is known that lentils, like all other legumes, cause gas problems if they are not kept in water the night before.

Lentil Dishes  

Many different kinds of dishes can be prepared from lentil. From meatballs to the pot dishes, salads and soups can be selected for dinner alternatives. If you want a recipe that can serve as a light appetizer as well as a salad, you can try lentil meatballs. If you want to make a nice salad, a green lentil salad with pickles, red capia pepper and parsley can be a good choice for dinner. Lentil rice can also accompany your meat dishes. You can make a delicious green lentil pilaf using both bulgur and rice. If you want to cook a nice lentil dish, a delicious green lentil dish with green lentils, tomato paste, onions, fine bulgur, tomatoes, peppers and parsley will cheer up your dinner tables. Soup is a must of course. According to your taste, it is considered among the lentil soup alternatives, which are indispensable for healthy meals in soups such as lentil soup with celery and lentil soup with turmeric.

Serving                   :   2 - 4 People

Preparation Time    :   20 Minutes

Cooking Time         :    30 Minutes

Lentil Soup Ingredients

1 Cup Washed Yellow Lentils (200 ml)

1 Chopped Middle Size Potato

1 Chopped Middle Size Carrot

1 Chopped Middle Size Onion

4 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

Half Tablespoon of Butter

6 Cups of Boiling Water (1200 ml)

1 Teaspoon of Black Pepper

1 Teaspoon of Cumin

1 Teaspoon of Salt

For Butter Sauce

Half tablespoon of Butter

1 Teaspoon of Dry Mint

1 Teaspoon of Red Pepper Flakes

Preparation of Lentil Soup Recipe

Add 1 cup (200 ml) washed yellow lentils in a pot.

Add 1 chopped potato in the pot.

Add 1 chopped carrot in the pot.

Add 1 chopped onion.

Add 4 tablespoons of olive oil.

Add half tablespoon of butter.

Add six cups (1200 ml) of boiling water.

Boil all the ingredients for about 30 minutes.

Blend the boiled soup through the blender with the help of a hand blender.

Add 1 teaspoon of black pepper.

Add 1 teaspoon of cumin.

Add 1 teaspoon of salt.

Mix the soup well.

Prepare the butter sauce to pour over the soup.

Melt half a tablespoon of butter in a small pan.

Add a teaspoon of dried mint and red pepper flakes to the melted butter.

Pour the butter sauce you have prepared over your soup with the help of a spoon.

Serve the yellow lentil soup hot.

Bon appetit.

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