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Lentil Soup

1/4 ts Turmeric
5 Garlic cloves, chopped
10 Peppercorns, black
1 Onian, small and chopped
3/4 c Lentils
1 ts Salt
2 tb Lemon juice


Boil 2 1/2 cups water in a saucepan. Add turmeric, garlic, peppercorns, onion, lentils and 1 ts salt. Bring to a boil again. Turn heat to medium-low and simmer until lentils are cooked and most of the water had dried up (about 20 mins).

Mash or grind lentils completely using a little water if necessary.

Return lentils to saucepan. Pour in 6 cups water and bring to a boil. Turn heat on to medium-low and simmer 10 to 15 mins.

Add lemon juce and salt to taste.

This soup can be eaten as is or with boiled rice.


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