Lentil soup facts for kids
Lentil soup (Arabic: شوربة العدسcode: ar is deprecated shorbit adas or shurba al-'adas, Turkish: Mercimek Çorbası, Hebrew: עדשה מרק nezid adashim) is a soup. It is served hot and made with lentils. It is popular all over the Middle East. Usually it is a vegetarian soup, but can also be made with meat stock. Red or green lentils may be used and in some recipes the lentils are boiled with vegetables such as carrots, potatoes, parsley and onion, and then pureed. Things commonly added include garlic, cumin, and lemon juice. Sometimes croutons are added to make it look good.
The ancient Greek dramatist, Aristophanes, mentions lentil soup in his plays: He describes it as the "sweetest of delicacies."
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Turkish ezogelin soup is made with bulgur and red lentils
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