ethiopian lentils

Categories
Main dish
African
Vegetarian
Yield
6 servings
MeasureIngredient
2 cups Dried lentils, washed
6 cups Water
¾ cup Anaheim green peppers, seeded & chopped
2 cups Red onions, chopped
¼ cup Ghee
1 tablespoon Grated fresh ginger
2 eaches Garlic cloves, crushed
1 tablespoon Berbere sauce
  Pepper, to taste

Boil the lentils in water for 5 minutes. Drain, reserving liquid.

In a 4 qt pot, saute the peppers & onions in the ghee until the onions are tender. Add the lentils, 4 c of the reserved liquid & the remaining ingredients & bring to a simmer. Cook, covered, over low heat 35-40 mins, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking.

Jeff Smith, "Frugal Gourmet On Our Immigrant Ancestors" Posted by Lisa Greenwood

Submitted By MARK SATTERLY On 10-27-94

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