*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      SPICY LENTIL STEW (YEMISER W'ET)
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Vegetarian
                 Ethnic
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       c            Lentils
    1       c            Onions, chopped
    2                    Garlic cloves, chopped
      1/4   c            Ghee
    1       tb           Berbere
    1       t            Ground cumin
    1       tb           Sweet Hungarian paprika
    2       c            Tomatoes, chopped
      1/4   c            Tomato paste
    1       c            Vegetable stock
    1       c            Green peas, fresh or frozen
                         Salt & pepper
 
   Rinse & cook lentils.  when done, drain & set aside.
   Reserve stock for later in the recipe.
   
   Saute onions & garlic in the ghee till onions are just
   translucent. Add berbere, cumin & paprika.  Saute for
   a few minutes longer, stirring occasionally to prevent
   anything from burning. Mix in tomatoes & tomato paste.
   Simmer 10 minutes. Add stock & continue simmering.
   
   When lentils are cooked, mix them into the saute.  Add
   green peas & cook another 5 minutes.  Add salt &
   pepper to taste.
   
   Serve with Injera bread or pita bread.
   
   “Sundays at Moosewood Restaurant”
  
 
 
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