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Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Desserts & Drinks)

Sweet Green Lentil Soup Recipe

This ancient sweet course is extremely easy to prepare, and like most enduring favorites, it has potent health benefits. Green lentils have a cooling effect on the system, which makes this a popular snack for relieving the oppressive heat of summer. It is equally tasty served hot or chilled.

Ingredients : Serves 4

75 g

1 liter

5 tablespoons

Green lentils, picked through for grit

Water

Raw sugar

Method :
  • Washed thoroughly the green lentils and soaked overnight in cool water. Drained.

  • Place the drained lentils in a pot with 1 liter of water.

  • Bring to a full boil.

  • Reduce heat to medium-low and stir in sugar.

  • Simmer another 45 minutes or until beans are broken and soft.

  • Taste the soup and adjust if necessary, then turn off heat and transfer to soup tureen.

  • Ladle directly into individual bowls and serve.

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