Egyptian Adas aka Red Lentil Soup

Updated: Jun 29, 2020

A favourite at any time of the year is Egyptian Red Lentil Soup a nice warming dish that can be eaten alone or as part of a bigger meal.


Red Lentils 1kg

Onion 1 Small

Tomatoe 1 Small

Garlic 1/2 bulb


Prep Time Cook Ready In

15 mins 60 mins 1hr 15mins


Step 1

Empty the bag of red lentils in a colander and wash the lentils to get rid of the starch the water will run white to start then as the starch is washed away will run clear. Keep washing them until the water runs clear.

Step 2

Once you have washed the lentils put them in to a saucepan and then add water you will need to add two times the amount of water to the amount of lentils as they will absor