Kae misr wot

Yield: 4 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 cup Dry red lentils
4 cups Water
1 medium Onion; chopped
1 tablespoon Corn oil
1 tablespoon Tomato paste
2 teaspoons Chow
½ teaspoon Salt

Kae Misr Wot is a red lentil stew.

In pan, cook the lentils in 3 1/2c of the water over low heat for about ½ hour, or until the lentil are soft and the water has almost completely evaporated. Set aside.

In a dry pan, stir fry the onions for 2 mins, add the oil and stir fry 2 mins more. Add the remaining 1/2c water, the tomato paste, chow, and salt and continue to stir.

Add the red lentils and mix well over moderate heat for 3 mins until everything is reduced to a thick, well seasoned puree.

Serve warm with Injeera.

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