Misir Alicha - mild lentil
Ready in: 25 minutes
Serves: 3-4 people
Serve with injera (Ethiopian flatbread) or rice, salad or whatever.
1 cup of red split lentils
1 cup of chopped tomatoes
1 ½ tbsp of turmeric powder
2 finely chopped large onions
¼ cup vegetable oil
1 tbsp of garlic
1 tbsp of ginger
1 cup of boiling water
Salt to taste
Wash the lentil and put it aside.
In a saucepan, cook the onion in a medium heat until soft.
Add oil and cook till it is light & golden brown.
Add tumeric and stir for 1 minute. Add the tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes, stirring gently.
Add hot water, lentils, garlic, ginger, and salt and cook for 15 min by stirring occasionally to prevent mixture from sticking to the bottom of the pan.