Saturday, April 12, 2008

Nezahat`s Lentil Kofta

2 1/4 cups red lentil
2 1/4 cups bulgur (number 1)
4 medium potatoes (1lb.)-grated
1 medium onion -chopped
1 small green pepper
5 cloves garlic -grated
160 gr. vegetable oil(5.75 oz)
1 tbsp tomato paste
2 tbsp red pepper
2 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp salt
2 tsp cumin
2 tsp lemon salt
6 cups water

Saute the onoin and green pepper with 2.5 oz vegetable oil until it`s golden brown. Add tomato paste and fry for 2 more minutes. Let it cool in room temperature. Put the washed lentil, potatoes, salt and water in a large pot. Boil on medium heat for 30 minutes. Close the heat and add the bulgur. Put the vegetable oil that`s left and stir it all up. Add the onion and all the spices. Stir it again. Make any kind of salad and serve them together.

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