Title: Misr Allecha
Categories: Sauces, Vegetarian, Vegetables
Yield: 4 servings
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
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.
Serve warm with Injeera.