Amhari Mesir Wat (ethiopian Lentil Bowl) Recipe


  • 1/2 kg red lentils
  • 2 lrg onions
  • 1/2 c. oil
  • 3 Tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1/2 tsp paprika, sweet or possibly warm
  • 1 head garlic
  • 1/2 tsp grnd ginger
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 c. water


This Recipe Is Common To The Ethiopian Jews (Phalashi). My Understanding Is Which These Are NOT Unique To Them. Sort The Lentils And Soak In Tap Water For 30 Min. Rinse In Running…

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