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Harira Soup

A delicious hearty soup that will keep you warm and full.


6 tomatoes

1 ½ tbsp cooking oil

320 gm boneless red meat

1 ½ cup chopped onion

1 tsp salt

1 celery stalk

½ tsp turmeric

1 ¼ tsp pepper

1 tsp ginger

½ tsp red chili

1 cinnamon

¼ tsp saffron

1 chickpea can

½ cup soaked lentils

¾ cup fresh coriander

½ cup vermicelli

6 cups hot water

1 tsp salt

½ cup water

4 tbsp ap flour

¼ cup fresh coriander


1. Boil tomatoes in water for 5 minutes

2. Transfer the tomatoes to a bowl with ice water

3. Remove the skin off the tomatoes

4. Drizzle cooking oil in a large pot

5. Add red meat pieces along with chopped onion

6. Add salt to taste

7. Add chopped celeries, turmeric, pepper, ginger, and red chili

8. Sauté for 2 to 3 minutes

9. Add cinnamon, saffron, and crushed tomatoes

10. Add boiled chickpeas and soaked lentils

11. Cover with lid and cook for 20 minutes on low heat

12. Stir occasionally

13. Uncover and add chopped fresh coriander, and vermicelli

14. Pour in hot water

15. Add salt to taste

16. Cover with lid and cook for another 20 minutes on low heat

17. Mix flour with water to create flour slurry then pour it into the pot

18. Cover with lid and cook for 3 minutes on low heat

19. Uncover and finish off with fresh coriander

20. Ready to enjoy!


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