Yield: 8 Servings
I Tablespoon olive oil 2 large onions, chopped 1 small hot pepper, finely chopped 8 cups water I cup split lentils, rinsed 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander seeds ½ teaspoon pepper Pinch of saffron 2 Tablespoons white rice, uncooked ¼ cup lemon juice Heat oil in a saucepan and sout6 onions and hot pepper over medium heat for 1 0 minutes. Add remaining ingredients, except lemon juice, and bring to boil. Cover and cook over medium heat for 25 minutes. Puree; then return to saucepan and reheat. Stir in lemon juice; then serve. Try this hearty soup.