Yield: 4 Servings
|1 cup||Dry red lentils|
|1 medium||Onion; chopped|
|1 tablespoon||Corn oil|
|1 tablespoon||Tomato paste|
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.