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.
Green lentils, picked through for grit
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
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.